THURSDAY, MAY 16  | 6-9PM 

Cooper Collective | 203 Cooper Avenue North | St. Cloud, MN


Unveiled Beauty: Cultivating YOU! is a women’s empowerment event created for women by women, with a mission to create an empowering space to embrace the journey of life and the beauty of oneself through storytelling, knowledge and sisterhood.  Building connection and community begins with supporting one another. The Women of St. Cloud will grace the Unveiled Beauty stage to share their personal stories of courage and strength. The speakers will bring the audience through a collection of life stories that evoke passion, courage and greater understanding. 

Whether you come unaccompanied or with a friend, you will feel welcome in this space.
A judgement free space where we honor your stories with love and grace.

Included in Each Event:
Inspirational Speakers
Complimentary Beverages and Hors d’oevres
Poetry Reading

Giveaways & PRIZES

VIP ticket holders to receive a FREE empowerment bag, preferred seating and signed copy of Unveiled Beauty: Handwritten Stories from a Poetic Heart by and from Lisa Harris, Founder at Fashion Meets Poetry.

Open to the public, intended for a female audience.
Space is limited and events often sell out.
Advanced ticket purchase required.

Fashion Meets Poetry, led by founder Lisa Harris, is changing the landscape of women’s empowerment by using the power of poetry, beauty & fashion combined with stories of bravery from everyday women. Lisa’s goal is to empower and to provide the everyday woman a platform to share her personal stories of Bravery.


Speakers & Topics

(click on below Event date for speaker and topic details)


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St. Cloud Team


Award-winning author and professional speaker Kelly Radi has a heart for women and the superpowers they possess. She is willing to dig deep and get vulnerable, sharing her less-than-perfect-but-always-authentic experiences in order to empower others. Her powerful, relatable messages focus on personal accountability, healthy communication, and nurturing relationships. A long-time supporter of the Unveiled Beauty platform, Kelly is thrilled to emcee the inaugural St. Cloud Unveiled Beauty event. She is a member of the National Speakers Association and earned the 2018 NSA Minnesota Academy Award. Her first book, Out to Sea: A Parents’ Survival Guide to the Freshman Voyage is the go-to guide for parents as they navigate the high school-to-college transition. Stay tuned…her next book on strong female leadership will release later this year!

Connect with Kelly on social media:
Facebook – Kelly Radi, LinkedIN – Kelly Radi



Jessica joined the beauty and fashion industry 3 years ago as a beauty and fashion blogger with Once it Hits Your Lips. She has always had a passion for creating community and making those around her feel empowered and beautiful. Last year, Jessica left her corporate job in banking to pursue her true passions and launched J. Sparks Ink as a microblading artist. Jessica transforms sparse or thinning eyebrows into their full potential (pun intended). In 2018, Jessica attended her first Unveiled Beauty: Cultivating YOU! event, recognized the power of this platform, and was inspired to share it with the women in her community.

Connect with Jess on social media:
Facebook – Once It Hits Your Lips – Jessica Sparks, J. Sparks Ink, Instagram – 
@onceithitsyourlips, @jsparksink

Our Team


Lisa Harris is the Founder of Fashion Meets Poetry. After over 18 years leading major branding initiatives, product development, strategy and retail buying for several Fortune 500 companies and nationally recognized brands – she published her first book, Unveiled Beauty: Handwritten Stories from a Poetic Heart. This book launched an entire platform of empowerment and community engagement to support women. Lisa has produced 14 events presented by Fashion Meets Poetry since launching her book and celebrates her 3rd year of the Unveiled Beauty: Cultivating YOU! women’s empowerment events.



Amber Rose is the Founder of 3BOSSES working with companies on strategic marketing initiatives, is passionate about cause marketing which brings the business community together with charities and other mission based organizations and is celebrating more than 15 years of living and building relationships in the Twin Cities! Amber Rose has been the special events producer for 13 Fashion Meets Poetry events, is a former Unveiled Beauty speaker (November 2017) and celebrates her 3rd year producing the Unveiled Beauty: Cultivating YOU! women’s empowerment events.


Tressie has transformed her deep love for beauty and fashion into a successful thirteen year career as a fashion editor, stylist and makeup artist. Tressie is the artistic director and creator of Trending with Tressie, a beauty & fashion website and online boutique as well as the editor of The Trend Report – TwT, a high fashion editorial magazine. She has also worked on many published editorials and at New York Fashion Week. Tressie joined this platform as an Unveiled Beauty speaker (June 2017), styled our Unveiled Beauty X Fashion Show (2018) and is now an official part of our Fashion Meets Poetry team.

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Photography: Guytano Magno, Switchboard Advertising
Art Direction (website photography): Tressie Schneider, TressieCHIC Creative Co.
Hair Stylists (website photography):
Makeup Artisans (website photography): Jessica Sparks, Angel Schneider