Time & Location
Oct 06, 2018, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Hudson Yards, Hudson Yards, New York, NY 10001, USA
About The Event
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Open to all women of NYC.
On Saturday, October 6th, girls and women from coast to coast will unite to recognize and celebrate that the era of THAT GIRL has truly arrived.
Please join I Am That Girl and The Camaraderie NYC for an unprecedented full-day event, bringing women together to inspire, empower and embolden each other to be their best selves.
The NYC takeover will feature:
· Distinguished keynote speakers
· Engaging breakout sessions
· Genuine conversation with fellow ladies
· Thoughtful (and fun!) activities
· Refreshments and giveaways
Spaces are extremely limited.
Registration closes October 2nd, 2018.
THAT GIRL TAKES OVER is happening! An unprecedented take-over event, THAT GIRL TAKES OVER will will bring together girls and women from all over the country to inspire, empower, and embolden each other to be their best selves.
Women from California to Louisiana to New York, and everywhere in between, from all backgrounds, races, and religions, will unite to fuel the conversation during this monumental era of women’s movements. The year of THAT GIRL has arrived.
I AM THAT GIRL + The Camaraderie NYC are leading a full day forum of inspirational and engaging sessions to bring together a small group of women to spread the word of empowerment and positivity.
Our forum will include keynotes speakers, breakout sessions, and fulfilling conversations over the span of an exciting day. Our goal is to empower all women to walk confidently down the path that is theirs.
The Camaraderie NYC is a social and empowerment group for women in New York City. We provide a safe place for ladies to create genuine friendships with like-minded females and be able to discuss experiences and challenges that they might not otherwise be able to share or exchange.
Introducing our guest speakers:
Roz The Diva Mays
NASM certified Roz "The Diva" Mays has dedicated many late nights at the gym to becoming a stronger and healthier athlete. Pole dancing is her sport of choice, followed by TRX, strength & conditioning and flexibility. Among her finest contributions to the pole world has been creating Dangerous Curves: A Celebration of Plus Size Pole Dancers. Her talents have lead to a SAG membership for professional stunt work in Law and Order: SVU, The Big C and That’s My Boy. She loves to teach obnoxiously loud classes at Body & Pole and IncrediPOLE, and trains clients at Brooklyn Fit Lab & Complete Body, all in New York City. She’s also the subject of Dangerous Curves, a documentary featured by the New York Times. When she isn’t half naked and sweaty, Diva’s making pancakes with Beyonce. www.rozthediva.com
Nicole is a mindfulness educator and techie who's passionate about making wellness accessible to all. As the founder of Yoga Foster, she built a national, tech-based nonprofit that empowers educators with yoga for the classroom, powered by community engagement and key partnerships with Let’s Move! and lululemon. She's the product lead at Mind Yeti, an evidence-based mindfulness app for kids and their grownups, created by Committee for Children. She recently launched dahla, a digital platform to foster financial wellness in millennial women. She's a 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 and a Camelback Ventures Fellow, and her work has been featured in Forbes, SELF Magazine, Family Circle Magazine, and PAPER Magazine, among others. www.nicoleacardoza.com
Jordana is the co-founder of LOLA, the first lifelong brand for a woman’s body. Before co-founding LOLA, Jordana received her MBA from Columbia Business School, during which she worked at Rent the Runway and Quidsi. She graduated from Dartmouth College and was named to Forbes 30 Under 30 in 2016. Jordana is also on the board of Drive Change, a 501(c)(3) food truck that employs and teaches transferable skills to youth in the NYC criminal justice system. www.mylola.com
For over two decades as a leading voice and face in the fashion industry, Emme is the iconic and world-renowned supermodel. With the conviction that beauty comes in all shapes and sizes, Emme has paved the way and given women a voice to feel beautiful and empowered.
A TV personality, brand spokesperson, model, consultant, author, creative director of her EMME®, mebyEMME®, and TrueBeautybyEMME® clothing lines, cancer survivor, lecturer, former Revlon spokeswoman and globally recognized women’s advocate for positive body image and self-esteem, Emme’s message is clear – to awaken the inner magnificence inherent in each of us, to be whole. She is the first model invited to speak before a Congressional subcommittee in Washington, D.C. with a mission to increase public awareness of eating and body image disorders and is the founder of Fashion Without Limits: Changing
The Face of Fashion, in it’s 5th year with partner Syracuse University - a first of it’s kind - an inclusive fashion design initiative, teaching future fashion designers how to design for all women size 0-24+.
For the first time in 28 years, Emme walked in Chromat's spring 2018 fashion show at New York Fashion Week, then landed three spring 2018 campaigns placing her right back into her modeling career with Iconic Focus.
Emme has authored five books, “True Beauty”, “Life’s Little Emergencies”, co-author of Morning Has Broken and co-author of her children’s book “What Are You Hungry For? And in 2017 co-authored with Natasha Stoynoff and Amy Newmark Chicken Soup For The Soul Curvy and Confident: 101 Stories of Loving Yourself and Your Body”.
A TEDx presenter, Emme has twice been selected to People Magazine’s "50 Most Beautiful People" and Ladies’ Home Journal chose her as one of the "Most Important Women in America" and one of the "Most Fascinating Women of the Year." She has also been honored as one of Glamour magazine’s "Women of the Year" and as one of Biography magazine’s “25 Most Influential Women”, Emme is an Ambassador to The National Eating Disorders Association, board member of the Model Alliance, honorary board member of Project Heal, and donates her time to the Girl Scouts of America.
Emme was invited to the US '84 Olympic Trials for rowing and her passion for nature and fitness fuels her active lifestyle, which includes triathlons, rowing, snowshoeing, boogie boarding, hiking, yoga, swimming and yes, camping. Emme grew up in Saudi Arabia and she and her daughter currently live in Northern New Jersey. www.emmestyle.com
Katie Horwitch is a writer, speaker, self-talk expert, and the founder of WANT: Women Against Negative Talk – a platform that gives women tips, tools, motivation, and inspiration to move forward in their lives by shifting their self-talk patterns. Katie brings to the table a decade of experience in the wellness lifestyle editorial space and almost two decades in public speaking and performance. She has spoken across the country – from SXSW to body-positive pageants – about self-confidence and self image. Katie is also the host of the WANTcast: The Women Against Negative Talk Podcast, where she interviews visionary WANT Women about moving forward fearlessly and taking a pragmatic approach to positivity.
Katie was a founding editor at the online wellness magazine The Chalkboard Mag, and has been featured on xoJane, mindbodygreen, Women’s Running Magazine, Cameron Diaz’s The Body Book, Healthline, Darling Magazine and more. She can also be found leading empowering cycling, running, and cardio fitness workouts on Aaptiv, the #1 audio fitness app. www.womenagainstnegativetalk.com
Jenny McQuaile is a journalist and award-winning documentary filmmaker. Her latest feature film Straight/Curve: Redefining Body Image premiered on EPIX in June 2017 and is now moving into educational and international distribution with ro*co films. Straight/Curve: Redefining Body Image is a documentary about our body image crisis and the industry leaders challenging society’s dangerous and unrealistic standards of beauty. Jenny has become a pioneer of the body positive message and hopes to continue to use film and TV as a tool to empower women and fight for representation for all. She directed and edited three episodes of the series including Laces, set in Liberia, which won Best Documentary Short at the NYLA International Film Festival in 2015 and was an Official Selection at The Lighthouse International Film Festival. She co-directed the feature-length documentary Power of Play, also set in Liberia. www.jennymcquaile.com
16 years after losing her father and two uncles on the attacks at the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001, she created and became Co-Director, Writer and Executive Producer of WE GO HIGHER: A Documentary of Hope from the 9/11 Kids. Simultaneously, she has produced and directed the video content, was a student organizer, and speaker for the March For Our Lives rally in New York City which resulted in 250,000 people in attendance. She was recently named one of the “Top 17 Gen Z-ers On A Mission To Change The World” on Yahoo. She has partnered with the Hope Sports Organization, building affordable and sustainable housing in Mexico. She has been featured in publications including the New York Times, Variety, People Magazine, USA Today, CBS News, SELF Magazine and Yahoo. www.wegohigherfilm.com
After being diagnosed with triple positive breast cancer at the young age of 24, Alexandria Whitaker immediately pledged to never let another young woman facing a cancer diagnosis feel like they were going through it alone, thus forming #WhittysTittyCommittee. Alexandria hit the ground running, using her media contacts to help her spread the word about her story. Her goal to simply raise awareness for the prevalence of breast cancer in young women and to create a community for other diagnosed women was expanded upon when she realized she had the platform to truly inspire individuals of all backgrounds, genders and experiences. Today, Alexandria uses her platform to inspire and motivate to share the experiences of her “new normal”, as well as her trials and triumphs, with a wide worldwide audience. www.whittystittycommittee.com