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  • Fuller Woman Expo

    3 posts, 3 voices, 937 views, started Sep 3, 2010

    Posted on Friday, September 3, 2010 by Denise Richardson

    • Diamond

      September, 2010

      The International Fuller Woman Expo features
      All-Star Panel Discussion
      September 18, 2010

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      Detroit, MI-The 4th Annual International Fuller Woman Expo, the 2nd in the United States, to be held on September 18, 2010 at the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel in Downtown-Detroit, Michigan. The Fuller Woman Expo(TFWE) is dedicated to empowering women to recognize their internal and external beauty, to educate and motivate through workshops and seminars while providing information on the products and services available through companies around the world.

      Comedian, Actress and Talk Show Host Ms. Kim Coles will be the keynote speaker. She is best known
      for her portrayal of Sinclair on the hit television show, “Living Single“, a role that garnered her 4 NAACP Image award nominations. She will reveal her new empowerment initiative entitled G.I.F.T.S., an acronym for Gratitude, Intention, Forgiveness, Triumphs and Self-Love.

      "The Evolution of the Revolution" panel discussion during TFWE features authorities in the community that are living their best lives as plus size women and whose efforts have made significant strides in the movement. The panel is led by Judge Karen Mills-Francis who is the critically acclaimed author of "Stay in your Lane" and star of "Judge Karen's Court", starting in the Fall 2010. The panel is sponsored by IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel, voted #I destination for plus size fashions. Panelists include:

      Kim Coles - Kim Coles is known for her kind heart and warm personality. As a motivational speaker, she has inspired thousands to unleash the G.I.F.T.S. within. She will share her unique perspectives on being a curvy girl in Hollywood.
      Mia Amber - Mia is the former Producer on the nationally syndicated “Ricki Lake Show“. She burst onto the silver screen as “Rhonda” the full figured co-ed in the DreamWorks feature film “Road Trip“. She is also a highly successful Model. Mia currently serves as Creative Director for Plus Model magazine
      Stephanie Penn-Danforth -Stephanie is the Editor-in-Chief of, a website that serves to give a “daily” affirmation to all women with thousands of unique visitors a week. She is also Co-Producer of TFWE and Co-Founder and President of Pretty Girl Project, a non-profit for girls that is geared toward helping to realize inner and outer beauty.
      Dr. Cynthia Jones, M.D., F.A.C.S. - Cynthia has 13 years experience in surgery. She was chosen in 2003 to be a member of a delegation of surgeons traveling to Russia to discuss surgical healthcare issues and to participate in an exchange of ideas. Dr. Jones is currently serving as Chief of Surgery at Northern Louisiana Medical Center.
      Whitney Thompson - Whitney is the winner of Cycle Ten of America's Next Top Model 2008.,the first plus size winner. She was selected by MSNBC as one of the 12 Most Influential Women of the Year in 2008. She has been on the cover of a number of national magazines including Seventeen Magazine, Supermodels Unlimited, and Plus Model Magazine.
      Princess Currence M.S.W. - Princess is the former Director of the Health Career Programs (HCP) at the University of Michigan educational programs/initiatives. She recently moved to Chicago where she currently serves as the Urban Health Program Director for the College of Medicine, the University of Illinois at Chicago.  

      Curves In Motion Fashion Showcase is hosted by Gwen DeVoe, Executive Producer of Full Figured
      Fashion Week and features performances and designers from around the world including Carmakoma of
      Denmark, Tania Monet of Michigan, LaDan's Closet of New Jersey and corporate sponsor DOTS and
      Kiyonna. Exhibitor and Sponsorship Opportunities are still available. To learn more of TFWE, please visit their website at and join their Facebook page: International Fuller Woman Network.

      Cassandra Jones-McBryde
      Executive Producer
      The International Fuller Woman Expo
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       Stephanie Penn-Danforth
      The International Fuller Woman Expo
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