Perspective highlights Pratt Institute alumni professional practice—from navigating an emerging career, to finding one’s subject, to overcoming obstacles—with observations and advice.

Person with long blond hair works at a jewelry studio desk beneath large windows
With Ariel Tidhar, BFA Fashion Design ’16

Clinton Hill, Brooklyn—and Tel Aviv—continue to inspire Ariel Tidhar in her jewelry designs for Jewish style mavens.

NYC taxis and for-hire vans lined up on a city street between low brick towers
With Ahmad Shaibani, MS City and Regional Planning ’17

It was Pratt that drew him to the city, but Ahmad Shaibani found home in Brooklyn and is building a career serving New York City.

A large broken slab of concrete and piece of pink foam are suspended with rope
With Keiron de Nobriga, BFA Fine Arts ’16

Keiron de Nobriga, who majored in Sculpture and Integrated Practices at Pratt, pursues a life of ideas and the conditions for others to access the same. 

Line drawing of intersecting streets illustrating the convergence of forms of discrimination
With Farah Kafei and Valentina Vergara, both BFA Communications Design ’18

Farah Kafei and Valentina Vergara advocate for more women in positions of influence in design—as educators and mentors, and in the history books.