About the Black Footwear Forum
About FDRA + Pensole Lewis College
FDRA provides clarity and insights for decision making, efficiency, and productivity for footwear professionals. We develop essential products and innovative solutions to boost the bottom line for our members across the industry, from footwear design to retail. We fight to support footwear jobs and shoe consumers in Washington, DC and around the globe. Find more in-depth information and examples of how we drive value to our members every day. Considering membership? Contact us.
Pensole Lewis College offers a new path to break into the world of product creation, preparing a talented pool of designers to enter the industry. We strive to make a better pathway for this generation, leaving our industry better than when we entered it. Our programs teach students through an intensive curriculum comprised of a step-by-step session plan including inspiration, concept development, problem solving, prototyping, marketing, networking skills, and portfolio development. Learn more about PLC.
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