Cecilia Attias Foundation for Women Dialogue for Action & the New York Forum

T.U. Dawood The energy and essence of Davos came to Manhattan with the New York Forum, the brainchild of Moroccan-born Richard Attias who produced the World Economic Forum in Davos for 15 years, then launched the Clinton Global Initiative. This two day forum drew “5 billionaires, 70 speakers and 325 chief executives and directors of […]

Height Issues Should Be Discussed by Media: Poll

Last week, Prospere Magazine asked whether height should be as much of an issue as weight when it comes to body image.  41.7% of you believe that it IS important.  After all, most women are 5’6″ or below, not 5’10”.  33.3% believe that not only should it be discussed, but short celebrities (which means many […]

The Media and the So-Called 'Plus Size' Model

Cynthia Cheng They’ve been in the news a lot these days, the so-called “plus-size” model.  And usually, commenters say that these women “don’t look plus.”  Well, of course they don’t.  Models like Crystal Renn, who is 5’9″ and a size 12, are still model-height.  The average woman, who is a good four or five inches […]