Sarah Hamel-Smith aka @thecurvytrini is a New York based TEDx presenter, plus sized model, storyteller and digital influencer represented by TRUE Model Management.
After being body shamed for many years she decided to be one of the people who changes the way beauty is defined in society.
Through a unique combination of captivating imagery, video and storytelling she crafts content that is positive, inspiring and empowering. Her following and influence continues to grow.
Founder & CEO of TRUE Model Management, Fashion Institute of Technology Instructor, Certified Health Coach, Yogi, Motivational Speaker, Advocate for the Advancement of Fashion Technology, Expert in Production Garment Fitting
As a successful market disruptive business leader, deeply soulful and entrepreneur-centric and renowned beauty expert, she is frequently sought by national magazines such as Allure, ELLE, Fitness, Good Housekeeping, Harper’s Bazaar, InStyle, Marie Claire, Where Women Create Work and Vogue.
Former Ford Plus Model
Editor at MODE magazine Emerging Visions Enterprises
Image and Style Advisor Divabetic
Creator of Business of Curves
Instructor at Fashion Institute is Technology
Curator for hiTechMODA/ReGen Runway
Entrepreneur of the Year Full Figured Fashion Week
Monica is also the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Beauty for Freedom (BFF), a New York City based anti-trafficking non-profit. Through BFF’s travel abroad teaching programming and advocacy, more than 3000 of survivors of sex trafficking and at-risk youth have been supported globally through the arts, music, skills-training and fashion projects. These empowerment initiatives are meant to promote self-esteem and self-worth.
NGO and Startup Advisory Board Member; Geeks Rule (501c3), Nyaka Aids Orphan Project (501c3), Herflix, Pangea Under The Stars, Uganda Federation of Movie Industry
Fashion Model & DJ playing house and RnB in Australia.
Represented by Bicoastal Model Management / Stone Model Management
Russian model with over 9 years of experience.
Founder of Model Class — the first online school for professional models