Columbia University’s fashion publication, Hoot Magazine, and the Asian Pacific American Awareness Month team will be hosting a panel discussion, “Asian Americans in the Fashion Industry,” this Sunday, April 25, 2010 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Confirmed speakers include fashion designer Phillip Lim, CEO and co-founder of Opening Ceremony, Carol Lim, Teen Vogue’s online editor, EJ Samson, and many more. The moderator for the panel will be MTV correspondent, SuChin Pak. Tickets are only $5, so if you’re in the area and love fashion, stop by for this exciting opportunity to hear from many of the top figures in the fashion industry. You can RSVP to the event on Facebook here and buy tickets online here. For more info, you can also email Hoot Magazine is run by Mochi’s own fashion features editor, Noel Duan, so we’ll be there to support her. Hope to see you there!
Here’s a full list of confirmed speakers:

SuChin Pak, MTV Correspodent (Moderator)
Humberto Leon, Creative Director and Co-Founder of Opening Ceremony
Carol Lim, CEO and Co-Founder of Opening Ceremony
Tina Chai, Stylist
Aya T. Kanai, Stylist
Phillip Lim, Fashion Designer
Patrick Li, Creative Director of Li, Inc
Ujjwala Raut, Supermodel
EJ Samson, Online Editor of Teen Vogue
Arabelle Sicardi, Fashion Blogger