- Johnetta Boone said that people decide if they are going to interact with you within 3 seconds of seeing you. Color is a key factor in this, what you’re wearing may attract or repel people from approaching you. This plays a huge role in things like dates, job interviews, even someone making conversation in a waiting room or elevator.
- June Ambrose is a celebrity stylist who has worked with Mary J. Blige, Sean Combs, Mariah Carey, Jay Z and so many others throughout her 22-year career. As she reflected on her work in music videos, she said, “it wasn’t about playing dress-up, it was about touching a culture. I was chasing the dream with my eyes open.” For the aspiring stylists and designers in the audience, she had inspiring words: “You can be a star in everything you do if you do it with passion and integrity”.
As a mother of twin tweens in 2011 and an active Girl Scout Troop leader, Cristy realized there was a need to develop bilingual digital content and foster a community facing the challenges of raising kids after first grade. That year she founded and remains co-Publisher of Los Tweens & Teens, to support multicultural parents and mentors with content related to raising Gen Z- tweens & teens ages 7-18. Through the Los Tweens & Teens LIVE events such as Teens & Me – the growing team aims to provide our community with essential resources from chats with therapists to battle anxiety and bullying, to understanding social media and technology.