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Explore the ways beauty standards have changed (and haven't) in the 21st century
Discuss controversy over "fat" (causes, diagnosis and treatment)
Empower yourself around beauty, body and health

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In 2004, Wendy Shanker’s landmark book The Fat Girl’s Guide to Life was published to international acclaim. Her wit, insight, and dismantling of shame around the word “fat” ushered in a new era of acceptance and understanding about body image, and the influence it has over our lives. Two decades later, Wendy is no longer a Fat Girl…she’s a Fat...

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Lecture Followed by Q&A

Best for employees who like to listen, absorb and ask questions at the end. Can also be a keynote or speech.

Best for teams up to 120 people

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Flexible class lengths to meet your team’s needs.


More About Wendy Shanker

Wendy Shanker is a multi-talented writer, producer and creative consultant, hired by the most influential media brands and teams behind the world’s biggest televised, live, and livestreamed events including The Grammys, the iHeartRadio Music Awards, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and The GLAAD Media Awards honoring Beyoncé & Jay-Z and Madonna. Her personal clients include superstars and supermodels;...

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