The Luxury Education Foundation is a non-profit organization focused on nurturing future leaders in the luxury industry and fostering meaningful exchanges between like-minded CEOs, leading executives and high-potential, emerging talent. Established in 2004, LEF partners with Columbia Business School, Parsons School of Design, and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology to create global, qualitative interdisciplinary programs to ensure future success for members, students, and alumni

Our varied programs have cultivated professional talent and helped over 600 individuals achieve success in their academic and professional careers.  

  • We provide educational programs and mentoring to students, alumni, and promising talent

  • We give our company partners access to a diverse network of highly qualified talent with an international perspective

  • We provide our brand partners with resources and opportunities for focus groups that can offer creative solutions to current business challenges

  • We enable a community of like-minded CEOs and leading executives to meaningfully exchange their perspectives on the retail and luxury sectors 

  • We assist companies in mentoring and retaining their future leaders

We connect luxury leadership with promising talent and accompany them in their professional journeys so they may reach their full potential.

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