Share Your Story. . .
INSPIRE OTHERS. FEEL EMPOWERED.
It takes bravery to share our stories and we are honored you chose to take this step with Fashion Meets Poetry. We are your trusted partners along this journey. At Fashion Meets Poetry, our goal is to empower and provide every day women platforms to share their stories of courage and strength. Public speaking or writing experience is not required. Due to the volume of interest, we now have a formal selection process. Below are details and an application form to be considered for the remainder of 2018.
Unveiled Beauty: Cultivating YOU events - live speech (40-60 attendees)
Unveiled Beauty: Video Series - recorded video (internet audience)
Unveiled Beauty: Blog - featured story (website audience)
- Opportunity to share your story and develop a deeper connection with your truth.
- Help inspire and empower other women with your story of courage, strength, and life lessons.
- Receive specialized training in writing your story and public speaking.
- Be a part of an exclusive network of women who have shared their story or modeled for our Unveiled Beauty audiences (aka, The Women of Unveiled Beauty).
- Experience a professional fashion photo shoot including full H+MU, styling, and edited photos.
- Receive a complimentary ticket to an upcoming Unveiled Beauty event.
- Promoted as an individual and/or business throughout the series on website, e-blasts, and social media: Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn (platforms approved by you).
- Featured on marketing materials, signs & event program distributed at events (approved by you).
Applications DUE: Wednesday, April 18, 2018, Noon CST - due to the amount of interest, we will not accept late applications.
Open Selection + Reading: All local applicants required to share their story in front of our team (speech must be <5 minutes). A sign-up form will be emailed after all applications received.
Open Selection + Reading Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018 (9AM-Noon), Anahata Collaborative, 2836 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis
After Open Selection: Applicants will be notified via email by Saturday, May 5, 2018 if they were selected and for which platform: the Unveiled Beauty stage, the Unveiled Beauty video series, or featured on the Unveiled Beauty blog.
Application Fee: There is NO fee attached to the application process. However, if you are selected after open selection, all women are required to go through Unveiled Beauty Training, which includes empowerment activities, writing your story and public speaking.
- Commitment to timely communication is greatly appreciated due to the many moving parts
- Available for fashion photo shoot in late Spring (details to be sent via email)
- Provide bio and all social media and website links for promotion (willing to accept social media tags)
- Determine topic title and write short description to be used on website, social media, and marketing (team will help to edit)
- Help to promote through available channels and recognize Fashion Meets Poetry in all communication
- Encouraged to personally invite family and friends to support by attending event or sharing video/blog
- Ensure content contains elements of vulnerability, story-telling, life lessons and advice
- Review outline of speech and content with Fashion Meets Poetry for feedback and approval
- Available for Facebook LIVE and styling for the event (1-2 weeks prior to your event)
- Consider offering a giveaway item for the event swag bags if chosen as a speaker
Unveiled Beauty Speakers