Atlanta, GA, March 28, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Project Curve Appeal, a division of Pink City Corp (PCC,) is a multicultural organization dedicated to promoting, empowering and educating full-figured women to celebrate their beauty and embrace their curves while living a healthy lifestyle. They are hosting the annual For Who I Am Curve Appeal Convention on May 3-5, 2013 at Holiday Inn Select Atlanta, 450 Capitol Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312.
This year’s recipient of the Curvy Icon Awards is Madeline Figueroa-Jones, Editor-in-Chief of Plus Model Magazine.
Madeline Figueroa-Jones, a New York native, is the editor-in-chief of PLUS Model Magazine (PMM), the #1 publication celebrating the plus size fashion and plus modeling industry. She has produced stunning editorials and issues that push the envelope, going where no other traditional fashion magazine dares to go; including edgy fashion spreads aimed at featuring the plus size modeling industry in its truest light, as well as exclusive interviews offering insight into some of today’s top models and industry professionals. Under her direction, in January 2012 PMM hit viral status for the explosive editorial, “Plus Size Bodies, What Is Wrong With Them Anyway?”
The For Who I Am Curve Appeal Convention is designed to bring full figured women, groups, clubs, and organizations together to unite for the ultimate experience to network, shop, enjoy fashion shows, photo shoots, and various forms of entertainment. This year’s convention attendees will also participate in empowerment workshops including topics on health, proper body foundation, fashion styling, makeup application, maintaining healthy hair, and other topics that pertain to women.
Project Curve Appeal is comprised of chapters of full-figured women around the nation, who are on a mission to correct the distorted perception of curvier women around the world, while empowering and educating them to celebrate their beauty, embrace and enhance their curves and live a healthy lifestyle. The first recipient of this coveted Curvy Icon Award was Chenese Lewis of Plus Model Radio. “We wanted to honor someone who genuinely takes an interest in the people and projects within the curvy community. Chenese has supported almost everyone in the community by either promoting them on her podcast, blog, or with her presence,” said Bev Wilson, founder of Project Curve Appeal. To learn more about Project Curve Appeal and all of its community events and activities, please visit http://www.ProjectCurveAppeal.com
Mrs. Figueroa-Jones is constantly expanding the PLUS empire, with PLUS Model Radio and 18 Plus by pushing various industries to feature plus size women, models and entertainers who wear a size 18 and larger who an often overlooked and the underserved segment these. Thus is one of the many reasons why Madeline Figueroa-Jones is a true Curvy Icon. All are invited to attend this year’s For Who I Am Convention will be held at Holiday Inn Select Atlanta, 450 Capitol Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312. Guests may attend Curvy Icon Awards reception by purchasing tickets online at http://pinkcitycorp.ticketleap.com/2013convention/