Grace Jun is a thought leader and community builder for diversity and inclusion. She is an Assistant Professor of Fashion at Parsons School of Design and CEO at Open Style Lab (OSL), an award-winning non-profit dedicated to making style accessible to people of all abilities. As a designer, professor, and social entrepreneur, she focuses on building educational programs, investigating applied technology for wearable integration, and practices research focused on inclusive design. With OSL board leadership, her work has received nation-wide attention and has been featured on the New York Times, Fast Company, Forbes, Vogue, and recently was awarded the 2019 Smithsonian Cooper Hewitt Emerging Designer Award. She is a proud alumnus from the Rhode Island School of Design and MFA recipient in Design and Technology from Parsons School of Design.
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