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Monday, March 6 • 3:15pm - 3:50pm
Black Hair in the Media: Filling in the Gaps in Representation

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During this panel discussion, Monae and other experts will explore the under-representation of Black hair in the media. From magazines to movies to brand campaigns, black hair is consistently under-represented. What can be done to change this? Join the discussion and let’s change the industry!

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Monae Everett

Monae Artistry
Monaè Everett is a celebrity hair stylist, author and educator with 20 years of experience. Her work has been seen in Harper's BAZAAR, Yahoo!, ESSENCE, and more. Her celebrity clients include Tia Mowry, Yara Shahidi, Brenda Song and Nickelodeon starlets. Founded by Monae, The Monae... Read More →

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Yancey Edwards

Yancey Edwards is an Emmy Award nominated film and television hairstylist, educator and salon owner with over 20 years of experience in the beauty industry. A skilled, energetic and creative collaborator, fluent in working with diverse hair textures, personalities and clientele, Yancey’s... Read More →
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DeShawn Hatcher

DeShawn Hatcher is an acclaimed makeup artist, educator, magazine columnist, and public speaker. Her work has been featured in top-tier fashion publications such as Elle, Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, and WWD to name a few. Hatcher has worked with many A-list celebrities, heads of state... Read More →
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Faizah Husniyah

Faizah Husniyah is a Memphis based, professional hairstylist and makeup artist for TV, film and weddings since 2010. Also known as the “Makeover Queen“, Faizah started out by doing hair and makeup for fashion editorials, and she then transitioned into hair and makeup for TV and... Read More →
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Johnny Wright

A celebrity hairstylist with nearly 25 years of experience, Johnny Wright is no stranger to success. He was born and raised in Chicago and got his start in the styling world watching his grandmother do press and curls on the front porch as a child. After working his way through Chicago... Read More →

Monday March 6, 2023 3:15pm - 3:50pm EST
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