The Tuscan Center
Midtown Square Mall | 3333 West Division Street #116
St. Cloud, Minnesota




Unveiled Beauty: Cultivating YOU! is a women’s storytelling event created for women by women, with a mission to help women ignite their bravery, reclaim their personal power and build authentic connections through storytelling and vulnerability.  Building connection and community begins with supporting one another and opening our hearts. 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 vulnerable life stories and in turn, the stories themselves become messages of inspiration and hope for the attendees. 

What you can expect:

  • Inspirational Speakers
  • Complimentary Hors d’oevres
  • Cash Bar
  • Poetry Reading
  • Giveaways & PRIZES
  • Networking
  • 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, female audience only.
Space is limited and events often sell out.
Advanced ticket purchase required.

Fashion Meets Poetry is a women’s empowerment and storytelling organization that makes heart connections.  Our mission is to help women ignite their bravery, reclaim their personal power and build authentic connections through storytelling and vulnerability. We fulfill our mission through powerful and inspiring events, empowerment and coaching programs, plus social media and online influence to create healing and empowering experiences. Today, Lisa’s goal is to provide tools and experiences for growth-oriented women to connect with their inner voice and build heart connections.

Core Values:
Authentic | Diversity | Inclusivity | Empowerment


Speakers & Topics

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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.  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 second St. Cloud Unveiled Beauty event. She is a member of the National Speakers Association and earned the 2018 NSA Minnesota Academy Award. Kelly recently launched her second book, Wonder-FULL: Activate Your Inner Superpowers (No Cape Required), which inspires women to live their fullest, most productive lives. 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.

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



Mandi is the founder of The Good People of Central Minnesota, a group of independent agents and entrepreneurs committed to brand development in order to promote economic growth within communities. Mandi is an expert in personal branding and works with agents, small business owners, and nonprofits to connect their story to loyal clients. She has generated multimillion dollars in sales for her cosmetic company, These Lips Don’t Lie and serves on multiple community nonprofits. Mandi’s journey to success started with one thing…learning to break her own barriers. Her mission is to teach others to break down the internal walls in order to find the success we are seeking., www.thegoodpeopleofcentralminnesota

Connect with Mandi on social media:
Facebook – These Lips Don’t Lie – Mandi MoonThe Good People of Central Minnesota, Instagram – @theselipsdontliemn, @goodpeopleofcentralmn



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.



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.

Presenting Sponsor


Table Sponsor


Women’s Empowerment Sponsors

Supporting Sponsors

THANK YOU ALSO TO THE FOLLOWING CONTRIBUTORS Photography: Joshua Schneider Photography, Art Direction (website photography): Tressie Schneider, TressieCHIC Creative Co. Hair Stylists (website photography): Arbor Hair Studio, Makeup Artisans (website photography): Angel Schneider, Mandi Moon