INDUSTRY LEADERS, MISSION-ORIENTED FASHION & BEAUTY ICONS, ENTREPRENEURS
Kandee Johnson is an entrepreneur and beauty expert, who pioneered YouTube’s coveted beauty and fashion space. In the coming weeks, Kandee will be featured as a judge on the Lifetime beauty competition series, Glam Masters, produced by Kim Kardashian West. Last fall, she debuted her acclaimed “I Want Kandee” collection with Too Faced Cosmetics—selling out within days of its online release.
Jackie Aina is the professional makeup artist turned YouTube star and outspoken activist for inclusivity in beauty. Her recent collaboration with TooFaced Cosmetics expands their foundation collection to include more shades for women.
Jenn Im is the powerhouse life and style star named one of Forbes Top 10 Fashion Influencers of 2017. The debut collection of “Eggie,” her recently released fashion line of inclusive and affordable everyday staples, sold out in mere minutes.
Aja Dang is an American TV host turned YouTube Star and social activist. Her 13 years of broadcast journalism spans public access TV to her own Fox Sports show, covering the Super Bowl to red carpets, working with The Hollywood Reporter, Maxim and more.
Stephanie Villa is a fashion, beauty, and lifestyle star known for her edgy style and fun, unique videos. Her growing brand commands consistently high engagement, and increasingly high-profile collaborations, incl. Toyota, Sephora and Bose.
Ashley Rachel Villa, Esq. is an attorney and manager to top-tier digital content creators and YouTube stars, as well as legal counsel to a number of digital media companies and entertainment entities. She is a leading expert in digital talent management, brand partnerships, and digital content distribution. She founded RARE Global in 2014.
Somer Tejwani is the Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Too Faced Cosmetics. At Too Faced she oversees social media, brand partnerships, public relations, experiential activations and copywriting. In the time she has been with the brand, its Instagram has grown from approximately 50,000 followers to 10 million. She has written three books on fashion and beauty and is a former journalist.
Gina Wade is a well-known and respected leader in the world of special events & hospitality. An expert in event concepts, as well as sales & branding, she is known for her creative ideas, client relationships & attention to detail. Gina has appeared on “Good Day LA” and “My 13 News” as an expert in event production, trends and entertainment marketing.
Ivy Cavic is a leader in the entertainment industry with experience spanning over 15 years. Founder of ROAR’s digital talent department, Ivy is responsible for building the careers of some of YouTube’s most innovative and first to break into traditional media, including Kandee Johnson and THE MERRELL TWINS. Ivy also heads ROAR’s TV talent department and is part of the management team of prolific actors including Alice Braga, Aisha Tyler, and Chris Hemsworth.
Amanda is an agent in the Alternative Programming, Digital Media and Licensing Department at Abrams Artists Agency in LA. She specializes in bolstering the personal brands of top Influencers across all major digital platforms, and leveraging digital to segue into linear television and film, publishing, licensing, merchandising, touring etc. She was previously in Alternative Programming Department at Kaplan Stahler Agency.