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Paula Varsalona's Senior Thesis Student, Sammi Chen walks the runway with a model wearing her Critic Award–winning gown at The Fashion Institute of Technology's 2023 Future of Fashion Show! The show featured 2023 graduates of FIT’s Fashion Design BFA program to which Paula is a full time professor to these future fashion designers!

Sammi Chen walks the runway with a model wearing her Critic Award–winning gown

UNICO National '23

Executive Vice President’s First Lady Maria Rose Contini
and Paula Varsalona attending the UNICO National 100th Annual Convention & Italian American Awards Gala in Fort Myers, Florida, Recognizing Business, Military, and Public Service Leaders🇺🇸🇮🇹
The gala supports the important nonprofit mission of UNICO. Founded in 1922 on the principle of Service Above Self, every year UNICO provides scholarships and charitable assistance totaling approximately one million dollars. UNICO supports mental health wellness, cancer research and prevention, food banks, shelters, and other local community needs. UNICO also preserves the heritage and culture of Italian Americans and serves as a link promoting closer relations between the United States and Italy.

✨Mrs. Contini is wearing a custom @paulavarsalona designer gown for this milestone event! 

Lifetime Achievement in
Business Enterprise Award

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Association of Italian American Educators, Paula Varsalona, founder and CEO of Paula Varsalona Ltd. was voted to be named 2023’s recipient of the (AIAE) Lifetime Achievement in Business Enterprise Award. Paula accepted this award with pride at the Consolato Generale D’Italia. 

#associationofitalianamericaneducators #AIAE🇮🇹🇺🇸#paulavarsalona #awardrecipient

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