SPEAKERS

JAZZMYNE ROBBINS   @jazzmynejay

Jazzmyne Robbins is a Video Producer/Talent for BuzzFeed’s Beauty Channel As/Is, which focuses on style, beauty, and fashion content. Jazzmyne’s content specifically focuses on body positivity and provides a voice for people who may feel just a little different than standard society. Whether it’s wearing a crop top for the first time or a man rocking a full face of makeup in confidence--she just wants to empower you to be the best you!

SUEDE BROOKS   @suedebrooks

Social media superstar Suede Brooks first found refuge in the YouTube community when, at age of 12, she became the target of extreme bullying in school. She created her own YouTube channel as a coping mechanism and started making videos focused on her love for makeup and fashion. Through her videos, Suede was able to rebuild her self-esteem and quickly amassed a following of 1M+ fans across her social channels.

 

Now 18, Suede is a digital phenomenon whose beauty know-how, killer fashion sense and to-die for looks have cemented her status as an in-demand personality in the fashion and beauty communities.

 

With versatile, edgy style and her makeup tutorials that bridge the gap between inspirational and aspirational, Suede manages to remain astoundingly relatable, making her content all the more popular.

 

Suede has recently expanded into music and vlogging, all while continuing to spread her message of positivity through her anti-bullying activism. She strives to inspire kindness both on and offline and has worked with brands such as Adidas, Sephora, Marc Jacobs and Lexus, and has been featured in publications like Teen Vogue.

NATALIE RODRIGUEZ    @natchristinerod

Natalie Rodriguez is an award-winning writer, director, producer, mental health and anti-violence/trauma advocate based in Los Angeles, CA. In 2014, she graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in TV-Film from CSU Fullerton. Since graduation, Natalie has worked with multiple companies, including the Conan O'Brien Show, Opposing Views, CBS, Mandalay Pictures, NowThis News, and others. She was also a panelist at Google, YouTube, Hispanicize and the mental health organization, The Mighty. Her films have screened throughout the U.S. and Internationally like Funny or Die, HollyShorts, NALIP: Latino Lens, Beverly Hills Film Festival, Culver City Film Festival, and more. 

 

Currently, Natalie awaits the publication of her first young adult novel in 2020, "Elephant," a story about four childhood best friends who uncover a family secret and this year's release of her directorial feature film, "The Extraordinary Ordinary," which she also wrote, produced, and was the executive producer on. The film deals with young adults, mental health awareness, and the aftermath of trauma. Natalie is open to collaborating with other artists and advocates. 

AMANDA LACOUNT    @amandalacount

#breakingthesterotype

Amanda LaCount is a well known hip hop dancer, actress, choreographer, and influencer. She has been dancing since she was 2 years old. In 2015 she moved from CO to LA to follow her dream of becoming a professional dancer and actress. Some of her most notable performances include dancing with Meghan Trainor on RDMA, dancing on The Ellen Show with Keala Settle from "The Greatest Showman", dancing with Disney's "Descendants 2" Cast on DWTS, dancing on 2 Episodes of The Voice, dancing in Katy Perry's "Swish Swish" music video feat. Nicki Minaj, her own National Dance Tour "Amanda LaCount Live" and an Australian Dance Tour "Amanda LaCount". Amanda has her own movement #breakingthestereotype which promotes body positivity and the belief that any "body" can be a dancer. Amanda's passion is dance, but her goal is to inspire others to follow their dreams. 

 

JOLIE BROWNELL   @joliebrownell

Jolie Brownell is a 19 year old, award winning Blogger of Me Too Girl, Speaker, and Author or "Me Too" - a collection of quotes, messages, and poems on four main topics: Body Acceptance, Confidence, Goal Setting, and Healthy Relationships. In the past year, Jolie has spoken to hundreds of women/girls in Portland OR on loving themselves, believing in themselves, and going after their dreams. She has also received the FoundHER's Award in NYC for her work with local Portland girls through her Me Too Girl workshops and partnerships with Girls Inc., I AM THAT GIRL, Produced By Her, ChickTech, and other girl empowering organizations.

MADDISON BULLOCK   @maddisonbullock

Maddison Bullock,  an actress, producer,  writer, and coach. After many years in the world of Women’s Competitive Figure Skating Maddison entered a prosperous career as an actress and professional show figure skater. You've likely seen her on NBC, ABC, Tru TV, and even Netflix.  She has headlined in front of crowds of thousands as a professional ice skater and she's made dozens of TV and film appearances over the course of her career. She continues to be a featured media personality. NBC Olympics featured Maddison's feature film, 'ICE: the Movie,' as one of the must-see figure-skating films. The film has received global recognition both inside and outside of the skating community for its themes of good sportsmanship, family values, and artistic excellence.  Maddison has produced and written several films since ‘ICE: the Movie’ and continues to impact the figure skating community through her ‘Acting for the Ice’ Workshop in which she covers such invaluable building blocks for young performers and athletes, including; overcoming stage fright, finding and celebrating your own artistic voice, and working together in creative teams to create art that impacts others. She finds time to give back by serving as a young girls' ambassador for the anti-bullying organization, Boo2Bullying and volunteering with the Young StoryTellers program in Los Angeles.

VICTORIA-ELIZABETH NEWMAN   @victoriactress

Moderator

Victoria-Elizabeth is a 14-year-old actress who strives to educate, enlighten and empower her peers to elevate an inclusive environment. As a Boo2Bullying ambassador, Victoria-Elizabeth has had the opportunity to speak out against bullying, its consequences and prevention at various elementary, middle and high schools, at public events, and on social media. 

 

Victoria-Elizabeth is a leader in her community, including but not limited to her receipt of the Directors Award from California School of the Arts and her role as class president. Additionally, her involvement in feeding the homeless and her passion to increase the awareness of  animal rights has lent her a platform to enlist many of her peers and to begin forming the non-profit organization "GraceGives."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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