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UPCOMING SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
June 15-17, 2017: Held for an event in San Diego, California.
June 24, 2017: Lexie and Lindsay will be speaking at the Jamberry Nails International “JamCon” Conference at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Several speaking engagements for various groups are in the planning stages through Spring 2018, so please contact us as soon as possible to inquire about a specific date. Thanks!
PAST SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
March 22, 2017: Lindsay and Lexie spoke to all the girls and women 12+ at the Herriman Utah Stake.
March 7, 2017: Lindsay and Lexie will speak at the Utah Women’s Leadership Speaker and Dialogue Series: “Body Image, Crucial Conversations, and Perfectionism” at Utah Valley University’s Ragan Theater.
Feb. 23, 2017: Lexie and Lindsay did a keynote presentation at Brigham Young University’s National Eating Disorder Awareness (NEDA) Week Events at the Wilkinson Center.
Dec. 15, 2016: Lindsay and Lexie spoke at Skyline High School in Salt Lake City, Utah, as part of the Teen Forums series.
Oct. 17, 2016: Lindsay spoke to University of Utah Business students in the C. Roland Christensen Center (CRCC).
Oct. 14, 2016: Lexie presented the keynote at the Agnes and Dora company retreat in Park City, UT.
Sept. 29, 2016: We kicked off the Lessons Learned Speaker Series at Fisher College in Boston, Mass.
Sept. 22, 2016: We spoke to the employees of the Northeastern Tribal Health System.
Sept. 20-21, 2016: We spoke to all the girls in the Ottawa County, Oklahoma, school districts as part of the “My Life” program. Thank you to the Northeastern Tribal Health System for sponsoring us for these events!
Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016: We will be speaking at Penn State Berks in Reading, Pennsylvania at 7:30 p.m. in the Student Center Auditorium.
Sept, 17, 2016: We were the keynote for the “Girl Empowered” event hosted by the Girl Scouts of Utah at Thanksgiving Point.
Sept. 17, 2016: We spoke at the “Choose Your Mood” event hosted by Be Bona Fide and Ginger Parrish, at the Startup Building in Provo, Utah.
Aug. 14, 2016: We spoke to the women of the Bonneville YSA Stake in Salt Lake City at the Salt Lake City Institute Building at the University of Utah.
April 13, 2016: Lindsay spoke to Business Management students at the University of Utah
March 20, 2016: Lindsay spoke to the men and women of the Ogden, Utah YSA Stake.
Feb. 26, 2016: Lindsay spoke at the Salem UT Stake Women’s Conference for all girls and women 11+.
Feb. 25, 2016: Lindsay and Lexie spoke at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. The event was hosted by BYU Women’s Services and Resources for National Eating Disorders Awareness Week.
Feb. 21-23, 2016: Lindsay and Lexie spoke at 8 events for the middle schools and high schools in and around Miami, Oklahoma, as well as two events at NEO A&M College for National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. These events were sponsored by the Northeastern Oklahoma Tribal Health System.
Jan. 28, 2016: Lindsay spoke to the full student body of Kaysville Jr. High in Kaysville, Utah, in two back-to-back assemblies.
Nov. 30: Lindsay spoke to business students at the University of Utah at 2 p.m. in the CRCC 205 auditorium.
Nov. 22: We spoke at an event for the men and women of the Huntsville, Utah, LDS Stake.
Oct. 20: We spoke at Harvard University in an event is sponsored by Harvard ECHO (Eating Concerns Hotline and Outreach) and Harvard Student Mental Health Liasons.
Oct. 10: We spoke at an event for women and girls 12+ hosted by the Atlanta, Georgia LDS Stake at the Brockett Building.
Oct. 6: We spoke at an event hosted by the Utah Community Foundation and Women’s Giving Circle, following one of the first U.S. premiers of the new film “The Illusionists” at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, 20 S. West Temple, in Salt Lake City.
Oct. 5: We spoke at Uinta Academy Residential Treatment Center in Wellsville, Utah, at Mendon Station.
Sept. 24: We were the keynote speakers for a big public event in SLC hosted by the Girl Scouts of Utah at the Salt Lake Community College West Jordan Campus.
Sept. 19: We were the opening keynote speakers at the Utah Coalition Against Pornography Conference in St. George, Utah.
Sept. 17: We spoke at an event for Women’s Empowerment Week at Hanover College in Hanover, Indiana, hosted by the Panhellenic Council.
Aug. 8: We spoke at a regional event for the LDS church in Nashville, Tennessee.
Aug. 5: Lexie spoke at a girls’ camp outside Portland, Oregon.
July 23: We spoke at the Smithfield Stake girls camp in Heber, Utah.
July 12: We spoke at a girls camp kick-off event for all the girls and women of the Hillside Stake in Salt Lake City.
June 28: We spoke at a fireside for the men and women of the Pioneer YSA Stake in Salt Lake City at the U of U LDS Institute.
June 14: We spoke to the girls and women of the Grant Stake in Salt Lake City.
May 28: Lindsay was featured at the Community Foundation of Utah’s Women’s Giving Circle on a panel titled, “Women Unlimited: Dismantling the Messages that Erode Our Intrinsic Value.”
May 12: We spoke at a community event in Henderson, Nevada, hosted by the City of Henderson at the Henderson Convention Center (200 S. Water Street).
May 6: Lexie spoke to the United Women’s Forum in Bountiful, Utah.
April 29: We spoke to the girls and women of the Butler Stake in Salt Lake City.
April 9: Lexie spoke to communication students at Brigham Young University.
April 8: We spoke at a “Celebration of Women” for the girls and women of an LDS Stake at 14550 South Juniper Crest, Herriman, UT.
April 2: Lindsay spoke at a teen retreat for Promise South Salt Lake at the Historic Scott School.
April 1: Lindsay spoke to the residents of La Europa Academy, a residential treatment center for girls, in Murray, UT.
March 19: We spoke to the men and women of the YSA branch in West Philadelphia at 3913 Chestnut St.
March 18: We were the keynote speakers at Stockton University in Galloway, New Jersey for Positive Body Image Week.
March 15: We spoke to the girls and women of the Mount Olympus Stake in Salt Lake City at 6 p.m.
March 3: Lexie spoke to a group of community leaders in Farmington, Utah at 11:30 a.m. at the Farmington City Building.
Feb. 25: Lexie spoke to students in the school of business at the University of Utah in the new business building, SFEBB 5160 B.
Feb. 22: We spoke to the Traverse Mountain Stake in Lehi, Utah, at 7 p.m.
Feb. 7: We spoke to the girls and women of the Los Angeles North Region of the LDS Church, with 13 stakes invited to attend at the Canoga Park Stake Center.
Feb. 5: We spoke at Scripps College in Claremont, California.
Jan. 29: We were the keynote speakers of the Utah Women’s Leadership Speaker Series titled “Beauty Redefined: The Impact of Body Image on Women’s Confidence and Influence” from 6:30-8:30 pm at Utah Valley University’s Ragan Theater in the Sorensen Center. Event flyer is here.
Jan. 25: We spoke to the youth and adults of the Ephraim Stake in Ephraim, Utah, at 7 p.m.
Jan. 24: We spoke to the girls and women of the Chubbuck Stake in Chubbuck, Idaho, at 11 a.m.
Jan. 14: We spoke to the women of the Alpine YSA Stake (1222 E. Nathaniel Drive – approx. 500 S.) at 7 p.m.
Jan. 7: We spoke to all girls and women ages 12+ in the Murray Parkway Stake at 7 p.m. at 619 West 5750 South, Murray.
Nov. 17, 2014: We spoke to students in the University of Utah School of Business at 2 p.m.
Nov. 8, 2014: Lindsay spoke at the BRAVE women’s retreat sponsored by the Smitten By blog in Heber City, UT.
Nov. 7, 2014: We spoke to the Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts, & Letters, hosted by Brigham Young University, at 6:30 p.m. in the Maeser Auditorium.
Nov. 6: We spoke at Snow College in Ephraim, Utah, at their Convocation at 12:30 p.m.
Nov. 2: We spoke at a multi-stake fireside hosted by the Cambridge Stake in Cambridge, Mass., at 65 Binney St.
Nov. 1: We were hosted by the Hingham, Mass., LDS Stake to speak to the girls and women ages 12+ from the community at 91 Jordan Rd., Franklin, Mass.
Oct. 29: We spoke at a special event for Salem State University in Salem, Mass., hosted by the Women’s Center.
Oct. 23: We were hosted by the Fort Union 9th Branch to speak to the mid-singles women of the area Relief Societies in Salt Lake City, at 7155 S. 540 East, Midvale.
Oct. 17: Lindsay spoke at Wasatch Academy’s International Day of the Girl event in Mt. Pleasant, UT.
Oct. 17: We spoke at the Girl Scouts of USA National Convention at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, UT.
Oct. 14: We presented 4 assemblies for the students, faculty, and families of the Park City School District for International Day of the Girl.
Oct. 4: We spoke at New Haven Residential Treatment Center in Spanish Fork, UT.
Sept. 23: Lexie spoke to University of Utah Department of Communication students.
Sept. 16: We spoke to all the girls and women 12+ of the East Millcreek Stake in Salt Lake City.
Aug. 25: We spoke at a community event at Park City High School with Southern Smash founder McCall Dempsey.
August 12: We spoke to the girls and women of the Nephi North Stake in Nephi, Utah.
June 19: Lindsay spoke to a Sandy, Utah LDS Stake girls’ camp held in Scoffield, Utah.
June 14: We spoke at a community event in Sandpoint, Idaho, at the historic Panida Theater. T
June 2: We spoke at Skyline High School in Salt Lake City, Utah.
May 28: We spoke in Bryce Canyon in southern Utah for the Richfield LDS Stake Young Women’s camp.
May 21: We were featured at the University of Utah President’s Dinner at the Grand America as a student/alumni success story for 1,000 of the university’s VIPs!
April 30: We presented a workshop and keynote address at the annual Sexual Assault Summit in Riverton, Wyoming, hosted by the Wyoming Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.
March 26: Lexie spoke at Olympus High School’s lunchtime forum at 11 a.m. in Salt Lake City.
March 20: We spoke to students of J.E. Cosgriff Memorial School and members of the local parish at St. Ambrose Catholic Church at 7 p.m. in the social hall.
March 19: Lexie spoke on Utah Valley University’s body image panel, “Beneath the Surface” at UVU at 6 p.m.
March 16: We spoke to about 1,000 girls and women at a fireside for the Young Women and Relief Society of the North Logan Stake.
March 8: Lexie spoke at an event hosted by the Body by Nutrition health club in Salt Lake City.
March 7: We spoke in the afternoon session of Utah Valley University’s International Women’s Day and later offered the keynote address in the Grande Ballroom.
March 6: We offered a free presentation at the Salt Lake City Public Library’s Tessman Auditorium, co-hosted with The Healing Group, a women-focused clinic in Salt Lake City.
March 2: We spoke to the girls and women of the East Millcreek Stake in Salt Lake City.
Feb. 28: We spoke to the residents and staff of Discovery Academy, a therapeutic boarding school in Provo, Utah.
Feb. 27: Lexie spoke to students in the University of Utah Department of Communication.
Feb. 22: We spoke to all the girls and women, ages 8-108 (!) of the Olympus LDS Stake for their annual Women’s Conference in Salt Lake City.
Feb. 21: We spoke to the residents of La Europa Academy, a residential treatment center for girls, in Murray, UT.
Dec. 3: We presented a 2-hour workshop and visual presentation on body image resilience for all women, including survivors of sexual assault, to the International Association of Forensic Nurses, New Jersey Chapter, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. What an incredible group of women and an ideal setting for our work!
Nov. 20: Lindsay spoke to communication students at the University of Phoenix in Salt Lake City about the impact of mass communication on self-concept.
Nov. 10: We offered the spiritually oriented version of our presentation to the girls and women of the Foothill LDS Stake.
Nov. 7: We spoke to the gender and social sciences students and faculty at the University of Utah.
Oct. 25: We spoke to the alumni and staff of the Center for Change eating disorder treatment center in Orem, Utah.
Oct. 24: Lindsay spoke to the southeast Minnesota chapter of Western Community Action, Inc., through a webinar on self-esteem and body image.
Oct. 19: We were the keynote speakers at the Togetherness Project at the South Towne Expo Center in Sandy, Utah. It. Was. Awesome.
Oct. 7: We presented our one-hour visual lecture for the National Charity League in Holladay, Utah.
Oct. 3: We spoke on a panel at the University of Utah’s Bennion Center “Issues and Action” luncheon, along with Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams and Julie McAdams, general counsel to the U of U.
Sept. 30: Lexie presented our one-hour visual presentation to students of the Department of Communication at the University of Utah.
Sept. 8: We presented the spiritually-oriented version of our presentation to the women of the Mt. Logan Stake in Logan, Utah, at 7 p.m.
Aug. 21: We spoke to chapel filled to overflowing at the Spring Creek Utah Stake at 7 p.m. at 760 N. 400 East, Spring Creek, Utah.
July 11: We hosted a free community event at Salt Lake City’s Public Library in the Tessman Auditorium (210 E. 400 S.) at 7 p.m. We did our 50-minute visual presentation, geared for ages 12 and up. It was a highly successful event with approximately 300 girls and women in attendance.
June 18: We spoke to about 400 beautiful young women and adult leaders at the Lindon Stake Girls Camp at the Aspen Lake Camp outside Heber City.
May 8: We were guests on ABC 4’s “Daily Dish” at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 8, and were featured in various interviews several times throughout this week for the Utah ABC affiliate’s week-long in-depth series on “Toxic Perfectionism.” Check out all our other media interviews and appearances here.
April 20: We were emcees and keynote speakers at the “Healthy MEdia: What Makes You Beautiful” Girl Scouts Summit in St. George, Utah.
Feb. 23: We spoke in our hometown, Idaho Falls, Idaho, for the Idaho Falls East Stake Relief Society and Young Women.
Jan. 17: We offered our one-hour presentation three times throughout the day for the Bear River School District: for BRHS, BRMS and the district’s parent’s night.
Dec. 16: We spoke with KSL reporter Nkoyo Iyamba for the Utah NBC affiliate’s “Sunday Edition” and “Cultural Connections.” The initial conversation aired twice on KSL 5 and can be viewed here (segment 2).
Nov. 27: Lexie spoke at the launch of Rachel K. Larsen’s new book, Dear Girls: A Mother’s Message About True Beauty.
Nov. 10: We spoke at the University of Wyoming for the Good Mule program, which works to promote social justice, diversity, and sustainability issues to the U of W student body.
Nov. 8: Lindsay spoke about “Healthy Redefined” at the Utah Dept. of Health’s Diabetes Prevention and Control Program Conference in Sandy, Utah.
Oct. 26: We spoke to almost all of the school nurses in Utah at the Utah School Nurse Association’s annual conference in Provo.
Oct. 10: Lexie spoke on a panel following a free screening of the new film “Girl Model,” hosted by University of Utah’s KUED, at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (formerly Salt Lake Art Center) at 7 p.m. “Girl Model” is being screened nationwide, including being shown on PBS. We are proud to have been consulted by the film’s director, Ashley Sabin, on how to handle questions about body image and strategies to redefine beauty in response to the film!
Sept. 19: We hosted our first public presentation in Salt Lake City to debut as an official non-profit, the Beauty Redefined Foundation! With about 400 people in attendance at Hillside Middle School in Salt Lake City, it was a huge success! Thank you sincerely to all of you who attended, showed support, purchased sticky notes and posters and donated to our cause! It was wonderful to meet so many of you!
Sept. 29: We were the keynote speakers at the Girl Scouts of Utah Healthy Media Summit, themed “What Makes You Beautiful,” on the University of Utah Campus.
Aug. 11: We spoke at YSA Fest at the Taylorsville LDS Institute.
July 12: Lexie was live on air with Rod Arquette on 105.7 KNRS Talk Radio (the No. 2 radio station in Utah) about the teens petitioning against Seventeen and Teen Vogue to cut back on Photoshopping.
June 28: Lindsay spoke to a wonderful group of Young Women and their leaders from West Point, Utah, at their annual Girls’ Camp in Morgan, Utah.
June 27: Lexie spoke to the residents of House of Hope, a non-profit substance abuse treatment center in Salt Lake City.
May 20: Lindsay was the guest on the Vancouver radio show, “The F Word,” by The F Word Media Collective, talking about Beauty Redefined, “fitspiration” and how to discern whether an image/message is healthy inspiration or “thinspo in a sports bra.” You can listen to it here.
April 10: We were the keynote speakers at the 2012 Utah Public Health Association Conference in Salt Lake City.
April 2: Lindsay had the opportunity to speak to Rod Arquette on 105.7 KNRS Talk Radio (the No. 2 radio station in Utah) about the mom in Vogue who was “fighting the obesity epidemic” in her own home in very misguided ways. You can listen to on-air interview at this link.
March 20: As part of the University of Utah’s Women’s Week 2012, we were asked to speak on a panel following a screening of the fantastic documentary “Miss Representation.”
Due to the overwhelming number of requests we’ve received to speak in recent months and our approaching PhD exams, we are forced to dramatically cut back our speaking schedule through June 2012. Thank you sincerely for your continued support!
February 25: We presented the spiritual version of our presentation for the Stake Relief Society Conference of a Sandy, Utah LDS Stake at 9636 S. 1700 East. The Young Women of the stake were also invited.
February 24: As part of the Salt Lake Valley Health Department’s “Honor Your Body” program in February, we offered our presentation to all county employees and guests.
February 4: We spoke to the U of U School of Medicine after they hosted a free screening of the hit Sundance film “Miss Representation” in Orson Spencer Hall (U of U Campus).
February 2-3: We were excited to travel to Detroit, Michigan, to speak to middle school and high school-age girls and their parents in a community-wide event sponsored by the Youth Federation of Temple Israel (the largest congregation of Reform Jews in the country).
January 25: We presented the spiritually oriented version of our presentation to a group of LDS wards of Young Women and Relief Societies in Bountiful, Utah, hosted by the Mueller Park 10th Ward.
January 15: We presented our spiritually oriented visual presentation for five LDS Young Single Adult wards in Salt Lake City (hosted by the Pioneer YSA Stake).
December 21: Lexie was asked to be a live on-air guest for KPCW Radio’s “This Mountain Life” show, broadcasting from Park City, Utah, speaking about our work to redefine beauty for girls and women everywhere. Thanks to fantastic co-hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Isaak Wilson! Listen here, starting at the 31:30 mark, for her interview.
December 12: We offered our presentation for the full 2,000-member student body of Herriman High School in Herriman, Utah.
November 18: We both presented individual papers at the NCA 2011 Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana (National Communication Association). Lexie’s work on Victoria’s Secret and self-objectification and Lindsay’s work on distorted health ideals and the BMI were both accepted to separate divisions, and Lexie was awarded Top Paper in the Women’s Studies Division!
November 8: Lindsay was a guest on Rod Arquette’s popular radio talk show, KNRS 105.7 FM, broadcasting from Salt Lake City, speaking about the growing rates of sexual harrassment among teenagers at school. Listen here for the interview.
October 23: We did a live online interview with Hollaback! Philly, an amazing global anti-street harrassment and abuse organization through their website. The interview is part of a collaboration with Spark Summit, Hollaback! and Beauty Redefined to sponsor a “Taking Back Halloween” body-positive Halloween costume contest! See the interview HERE.
October 23: We spoke to the Young Men and Young Women of inner-city Salt Lake.
September 19: We offered our one-hour visual presentation to the U of U Medical School’s American Medical Women’s Association at a lunchtime event.
September 25: We offered the spiritual version of our presentation to a group of Young Women and Relief Societies in Highland, Utah.
September 29: Generously sponsored by the Office of Women’s Health and coordinated by BYU master’s in public health student Allison Anderson, we offered our presentation on BYU’s campus at 7 p.m. to kick off their “Recapturing Beauty” program for 2011.
August 6: We presented at the 2011 YSA Summit in Salt Lake City at the University of Utah LDS Institute.
July 14: We offered our visual presentation to the amazing young women from the New Haven Residential Treatment Center and their families during their Family Weekend in Spanish Fork, Utah.
June 20, 2011: For the first night of Stake Girls Camp for the Tooele Stake Young Women, we offered the religious version of our presentation at the Heber Valley Camp.
May 15, 2011: We offered the religious version of our presentation for an LDS church stake in Sandy for all the Young Women and their mothers.
May 13, 2011: We offered our one-hour visual presentation at the New Haven Residential Treatment Center at their amazing location in Spanish Fork, Utah.
March 27, 2011: We presented the spiritually oriented version of our presentation for a group about 400 LDS young single adult women from the BYU 9th Stake in Provo, Utah.
March 4, 2011: We offered a condensed version of our presentation to a group of high school classes of at Mount Vernon Academy in Murray, Utah, about media literacy and recognizing and rejecting harmful media messages.
Feb. 4, 2011: We offered our full one-hour presentation to the student body of Paradigm High School in South Jordan, Utah.
Nov. 3, 2010: We represented Beauty Redefined with a display at the Lighted Candle Society’s annual awards banquet, where we were able to talk and network with hundreds of people working to fight the harmful influence of pornography on an individual, community, state and federal level.
Sept. 28, 2010: We offered our one-hour presentation at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah, hosted by the Weber State Women’s Center.
June 9, 2010: We presented the religiously oriented version of our presentation for two wards of Relief Societies and Young Women’s groups in Highland, Utah.
June 1, 2010: We presented the religiously oriented version of our presentation for a Highland Stake Girls Camp at the beautiful Heber Valley Camp, themed “Brighten Your Light.”
May 23, 2010: We presented a fireside for both genders based on the religiously oriented version of our presentation at the University of Utah Institute of Religion, hosted by the University 31st Ward, the 35th Ward and the Willow Creek 8th Ward.
April 28, 2010: We offered the religiously oriented version of our presentation in Logan, Utah at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints chapel at 650 N. 1200 East at 7 p.m.
April 15, 2010: We presented on a panel of experts at the 2010 Broadcasting Educators Association conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, regarding our research on children and media.
March 31, 2010: We presented an overview of our one-hour visual presentation at the 2010 Graduate Research Symposium at Utah State University, one of the largest academic symposiums in the nation. We were awarded 2nd place in the Sociology & Communication Division.
March 16, 2010: We presented our one-hour visual presentation to all of the female students and staff of the Salt Lake Center for Science Education (grades 6-9).
*Due to serious time restrictions, we limit our engagements to large groups and we do charge a fee for our time, which is often negotiable. We present to both secular and religious groups and tailor our one-hour presentation for each group we speak to. For more information, please contact us anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org.