Katie H. Willcox
“To reclaim your free will as a human being is the most liberating thing in the world. In our culture we are raised to not think for ourselves but instead to follow orders never stopping to question who we are following and why? I want girls and women to begin to question why they have been raised to believe they are lesser than. I want to train them to become fighters, not with their fists but with their brains by using the power of the female spirit we all share!”
Katie H. Willcox is the founder and CEO of Natural Model Management and Healthy is the New Skinny. Using her 13 years of experience in the modeling industry, Willcox strives to change the game of body image by giving people the tools to challenge the beauty ideal implemented by the media.
Founded in 2011, Healthy is the New Skinny (HNS) is a clothing brand that promotes positive body image and lifestyles for women all over the world. HNS has been featured in a variety of publications including: Fox News, People Magazine, and the New York Post. In addition, HNS has been heralded as one of the top social media pages to follow for body positivity according to MTV and Marie Claire.
Using Healthy is the New Skinny as her platform, Willcox speaks out against harmful advertising and encourages people from all world to model healthy body image. As a public speaker, Willcox aims to educate, inform, and empower girls and women to rise up against media manipulation and teaches them how to protect against it.
Willcox is also the founder of Natural Model Management, a thriving Los Angeles based modeling agency that encourages models to be at a natural and healthy weight.
Healthy is the New Skinny (HNS) began as a blog in 2011 by found Katie H. Willcox. Since its incarnation, HNS has developed into a brand and social media movement that is now considered to be one of the top platforms for body positivity.With a reach of over 325K across the web, HNS is dedicated to spreading positivity an promoting an all-inclusive idea of health and wellness for people across the world.
Katie is considered one of the top body positive influencers by MTV, People Magazine, Marie Claire to name a few, and has devoted her life to changing the game of body image and spreading the message of redefining self worth. She has hosted a series of presentations and workshops at college campuses, high schools, middles schools, and female empowerment events across the country.
She provides an engaging one-hour multimedia presentation titled Re-model Me that covers the effects of media manipulation, a brief history of media advertising, how the beauty industry exploits our insecurities to sell products, and the distortion of health and the “beauty ideal” in the industry. Each presentation is tailored specifically for her audience and is suitable for girls, boys, men, and women of all ages.
For more Information about Katie’s ground-breaking work, visit: www.healthyisthenewskinny.com
Featured in MTV News, New York Post, The Chalk Board, People Magazine, Huffington Post, Yahoo! Shine, Yahoo! Finance, Shape Magazine
International Model, CEO and Founder of Healthy is the New Skinny and Natural Model Management
Upcoming book Healthy is the New Skinny: Your Guide to Self Love in a “Picture Perfect” World to release in January 2017
“Katie’s presentation and the impact she has on young girls and boys and also older men and women, is beyond positive and life-changing.” -Woodland Public Library
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