This Thursday, February 18th, 2016, I will be a panelist at the Plus+ A Celebration of Our Curves Presented by The Life of An Uj Inc.
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This coming Thursday, February 18, 2016, Howard University will introduce the first program to celebrate an embrace of women of a fuller figure. Introduced by The Life of an Uj, Inc, the 42nd Administration of Howard University’s Undergraduate Student Assembly (UGSA) will be hosting an interactive panel, entitled PLUS+, A Celebration of Our Curves. The first of a series of events throughout the metropolitan area, will spearhead an open conversation on body image, health, dating, and beyond. The 7 hand-selected panelists will delve into discussion on their respective industries, personal experiences, hardships, triumphs, and network with the attendees.
The celebration will ensue in the Blackburn Gallery Lounge, with doors opening at 6:30pm. The panelists include national Dorothy Combs model Halle Deneen and Editor-in-Chief of All Things Ankara, Nikki Billie Jean. The prestiged lineup continues with director and producer, Zenani Rae Greenwell, published celebrity make-up artist FlappJack of the FlappJack Show, plus-size model and clothing line C.E.O. Jennifer Diaz, multi-business owner and blogger Montie Green of Bold, Bright, Beauty, and Howard University’s featured Elite Model, Niaja Smith. To put a stamp on the unprecedented event, CEO of The Life of an Uj, Inc, Uju Obianwu is making sure that everyone leaves with a sense of uplift and fulfillment.
The celebration will end with featured giveaways that include designs from All Things Ankara, Virgin Hair Bundles courtesy of Mayvenn Hair Boutique, and more from the featured sponsors. In addition, the celebrants will be treated to dinner, cupcakes courtesy of Red Velvet Cupcakery, and an interactive portion debuted by Howard University’s Elite Models. Press arrives at 6:00pm. Doors open at 6:30pm. For more information concerning PLUS+, visit UGSA on Instagram @HU_UGSA and Twitter @UGSA42, or email, UjuObianwu@aol.com
See everyone there!