In figure skating or gymnastics, athletes strive to put together the perfect outfit to complement a hoped-for perfect routine. That can be harder for athletes of color, as the attire hasn’t always matched their skin tones.
Inclusive performance apparel for ice Skaters and dancers of all skin tones wins Pitch Dingman Competition’s top prize.
Jasmine Snead, a public policy graduate student, presents her activewear company, Aurora Tights, which offers tights to skaters and dancers of all skin colors, at the Pitch Dingman Finals, an annual business start-up competition. Aurora Tights won the $15,000 grand prize.
In anticipation of the final round of the 2019 Pitch Dingman Competition, the Dingman Center is interviewing each of the five startup finalists about their progress and upcoming challenges as they prepare to compete for the $15,000 Grand Prize on March 7th in the Grand Ballroom of Stamp Student Union.
The Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship is one of the nation’s pre-eminent institutions where the research, education, and practice of entrepreneurship. After the Terp Startup Accelerator, the Dingman Center interviewed co-founders, Jasmine Snead and Sydney Parker.