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With a career that spans more than two decades as a leading voice and face in the fashion industry, EMME is an iconic supermodel and has paved the way for women to know that beauty comes in all shapes and sizes.

EMME is a TV personality, model, mom, author, brand spokesperson, creative director of her clothing lines, and lecturer.

EMME recently launched #BodyBeaUtiful the body image social awareness campaign answering one question: What does your body want to say to the world? #BodyBeaUtiful the documentary will be in film festivals in early 2017. In 2015, Emme founded Fashion Without Limits: Changing the Face of Fashion with her alma mater Syracuse University, creating an inclusive fashion education curriculum (#FWL #SUFWL). She is a globally recognized advocate and expert on positive body image, self-esteem, fashion trends and model diversity as well as surviving cancer and women’s health. Her philanthropic outreach includes being an honorary board member to Project Heal and ambassador to The National Eating Disorders Association.

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Entries by Emme

Barbie's New Chapter

(1) Comments | Posted February 3, 2016 | 11:56 AM

Just pinch me! It's not everyday that you get a chance to applaud a large American corporation like Mattel for creating a monumental shift within the doll industry by their newly released petite, curvy, original and tall Fashionista Dolls.

What a moment for millions of little girl's...

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Princess Shape-Up at Disney

(0) Comments | Posted February 6, 2014 | 11:18 AM

"Change happens when the pain of not changing becomes greater than the change itself, that's when change happens." -- original author unknown

Thanks to a gutsy, brave, and curvy teen, Disney has 11,000 votes (and counting) for a more realistic princess to add to their line...

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Stunning Melissa: Tipping Point Take on Elle Cover

(12) Comments | Posted October 21, 2013 | 9:09 AM

Undoubtedly, Melissa McCarthy is smack in the middle of an uprising. A tipping point of sorts.

The fact of the matter is, millions of women took the cover personally. At issue is the slap in the face women felt toward their icon being covered up. You could almost hear, "ENOUGH...

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Pop Culture Push Back: How One Mayor Influenced a Nation to Support Girls

(6) Comments | Posted October 3, 2013 | 8:03 PM

The vital balance between what young New York City's girls (and boys) regularly absorb as "acceptable" is off, and New York's Mayor Bloomberg wants to change that, for the sake of the city's future!

I can see it, rolling and spreading across the nation: Adoption of New York City's...

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A Commencement Speech to Myself

(0) Comments | Posted May 28, 2013 | 4:16 PM

Each May I get hooked-in, just cant help myself.

I find it hard not to be drawn into the whirlwind of magnificent counsel from modern day heroes with cataclysmic ideas for change, wise words from sage leaders in science, politics, art and business, and beautifully crafted stories from poets, authors...

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Disney's Out of Character

(4) Comments | Posted May 21, 2013 | 1:27 PM

Dear mothers, aunts, sisters, grandmothers, community leaders and friends,

I hope this finds you well.

I'm reaching out to apprise you of a very unsettling physical change to a beloved strong female lead Disney character Merida, the curly red-headed, strong-willed, independent and lead animated princess of the box office super...

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NYC Fashion Week's Been Hit With a Curve!

(1) Comments | Posted September 9, 2010 | 8:31 PM

Excitement certainly is mounting around a much anticipated Fashion Week coming up at Lincoln Center, especially with the inclusion of the first ever full figured newcomer on the docket at Rose Hall.

I made a point this morning to wake a bit earlier with coffee in hand to review my...

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Industry-Wide Intervention at Executive Level Needed

(46) Comments | Posted October 15, 2009 | 5:05 PM

The controversy around ex-Ralph Lauren model Filippa Hamilton's ungainly distorted advertising campaign image this week has caused quite a stir in our nation. Sad to say, it's nothing new. We've heard it before over the years.

Be it an outcry from eating disorder advocates, mothers of teenage daughters or women...

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No More Body Bashing

(2) Comments | Posted January 8, 2009 | 10:35 AM

After a lot's been said and mean-spirited songs have aired on the radio, common jokes abound and while Oprah herself stepped out being not so kind for her weight "infraction," I took a moment to share my feelings on the subject at CNN's ShowBiz Tonight.

I, as well as women...

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New Year's Wish: A National Boost Of Self-Esteem

(13) Comments | Posted January 2, 2009 | 9:08 AM

I've been thinking a lot about the connection between the state of our nation and how it relates to self esteem. Additionally, I cant help but think that the devastating peril our environment currently faces comes from the lack of positive self esteem we as citizens have. Logically if we...

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I Smell A Rat

(48) Comments | Posted February 20, 2008 | 3:50 PM

Why do we allow the very rich diet-related and pharmaceutical industries to manipulate us into thinking we are flawed and imperfect? Companies spend gross amounts of money on very persuasive advertising that manipulates women into thinking they need to aspire to the pre-pubescent and unrealistic images of beauty that bombard...

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The Fruitcake That Keeps On Living

(2) Comments | Posted December 24, 2007 | 11:26 AM

A quirky family Christmas tradition began completely by accident about 15 years ago and believe it or not, it involves a fruitcake.

A real fruit cake: the heavily liquor-laden, fruit dense, and incredibly rich fruit cake that seemingly no one ever eats and nevertheless must be included either on...

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