One weekend ago today I accomplished another goal! And It was truly a team effort! I’ve been trying to articulate a full Thank you but I simply can’t by words only. I like to show my love lol…Here is my best shot!
TEAM CBE is EVERYTHING!!! Thank you for keeping me calm, being problem solvers, coordinating, advocates and body guards LOL…When your squad handles business you are truly blessed!!!! We gonna celebrate!❤❤❤
To all of our designers and boutiques let me say THANK YOU! You answered our call and requests for our vision!!!🙌🙌🙌
Thank you to all of our sponsors who see the value and purpose of our mission. We loves you and the coins!👏👏👏❤
To all of our speakers, emcees, media correspondent and our DJ let me hurry up and say THANK YOU!🌹🌹🌹 Thank you for sharing your personal stories, shedding tears, making us groove, capturing our experience and making us laugh!
To all the CBE Models “Girl Gang” lol, THANK YOU! For showing up with heart and bringing my vision to life. Women uplifting Women was truly felt through and through!😍😍😍
To my rhinestone stone sisters, THANK YOU to those flew out, showed up and showed out! Thank you for your prayers and encouraging words.🙌🙌🙌
There is nothing like friends who speaks into you, prays for you and inspires you and are willing to rescue you when cancellations comes! 😘😘😘
My social media team is better than yours! Lol THANK YOU W.T.M MEDIAwho has pics/vids out the day after a show?!?!!? @CurvesBeautifullyEmpowered does!!! Jerry & Gene, ya’ll are dope, thank you for joining the team. Go ahead and hire them y’all you will not be disappointed. Just show up picture ready boo!💃💃💃❤
To our visiting media friends, THANK YOU! You brought more awareness to CBE mission of inspiring and empowering women & girls to SOAR into their personal awesomeness!!!❤❤❤
To ALL the volunteers who showed up and gave their time, THANK YOU so very much for your gift of time.
To my Mom & Daddy, thank you for the support and love always. Regardless, yall got me!!! My sister Alena your dedication is second to none.❤❤❤
Last but not least. Remember this, your gift will make room for you. Your character will keep you there. You are more than enough as you are. People can talk but the fruit of your life, labor and love shows up and shows out and shuts everything down. Lol
I’m not going to tag everyone because watch me forget somebody lol ….shoot check the program and WTM Media tags lol😂😂😂 But you all know who you are.
Call me if you need me.😘😘😘
2020 planning is right around the corner and ummm we not playing games!🙌🙌🙌
Kimberly Walker Founder/CEO of Curves Beautifully Empowered
Alisha was born and raised in St. Louis, MO. she is a wife, mother, caregiver, philanthropist, Former Pageant Queen, brand ambassador, mentor and an advocate for body diversity in fashion, film and art. She is the SHE.E.O and President of The Dangerous Curves Society, An organization creating a place in which people are released from self-hatred, value their beauty and identity, and use their energy and intellect to create positive lifestyle changes in their own lives and in their communities. She is the Founder of Curves That Care, a humanitarian initiative in the St. Louis area and Co-founder of the Curvy Ambush a media platform that will give brands a unique way to gain exposure. Alisha is a true advocate for loving yourself where you are. She has been producing Fashion Celebrations, workshops and boot camps since 2016. She believes that EveryBODY is special, unique and valuable. In her Goal for this year is to step out and make new connections and partnerships. If she could title this year it would be… executing the plan, her power word for the year is Magnetic.
A special thank you to one of our funders the City of Seattle Office of Arts & Culture! We deeply appreciate your support!
Interested in becoming a sponsor? Inquire today at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Make sure to view us talking about Curves Beautifully Empowered Experience and showcasing a mini-fashion show to present body diversity!
We are so excited to have Makela Steward as our CBE Fashion Experience DJ
Makela Steward, a Seattle native, is a graduate of Rainier Beach high school, Southern University A & M College in Baton Rouge, LA, The University of Phoenix and Seattle University. Music has played a huge part in Stewards life getting her through some of the toughest times in her life. Steward began her DJ career under the guidance of “DJ Uncle Nyce Guy,” a world renowned DJ based out of Washington State.
Currently Steward is also the proud Assistant Principal at Renton High School, an active member in her sorority Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc., her church Mt. Calvary Christen Center, a motivational speaker and a nationally sought after pageant coach. She loves engaging in community service and works everyday promoting her mission of equality in education and advocating for positive and realistic body images for every person she encounters. Her future plans include moving to the policy side of education, expanding her pageant consultancy business and widening her impact on all specially woman through empowering music.
Kay Soul is a singer, songwriter, poet and aspiring plus model based in Chicago. Previously nominated for a Chicago Independent Music Award for best R&B singer, Kay has released multiple singles, a mix tape, and her debut EP “Deeper”. She has performed at several high profile events including the 2017 Silver Room Block Party, Full Figured Fashion Week 2016 in New York City and singing The National Anthem at the NBA match up between Milwaukee and Orlando. Kay Soul has been a featured artist in numerous publications including Luxe Kurves Magazine, Rolling Out Magazine, American Pride Magazine and Indie Music Plus.
In 2016, Kay Soul was listed as an Artist to Watch by 716 Live magazine and in 2017, Kay become the first featured artist on the Canadian based music-streaming platform, Whoozl. Kay recently released her full-length album H.I.P.S (Hiding In Plain Sight) to positive reviews from the indie music community. As an aspiring plus size model, Kay Soul has modeled for national plus size brand Avenue. She is a Brand Ambassador for 2B continued custom jeans, and a sponsored artist for Rude Boy clothing Company. In 2018, Kay has continued to build her brand and body positive platform with a featured write up and podcast on Society of Sound focusing on perceptions of beauty. Kay Soul remains determined to live out her dreams and shares her journey via her video blog ” Sessions w/Kay Soul” on YouTube.