Awards

AWARDS

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • ACTRESS: Nora Ephron’s Love Loss and What I Wore, Westside Theater, NYC 2011
  • ACTRESS: Talk to Me starring Kyra Sedgwick, TV Show Series, Special Guest Appearance,  2000
  • AUTHORTrue Beauty (Putnam/Perigee Press) 1997
  • AUTHOR: Life’s Little Emergencies (St. Martin’s Press) 2003
  • AUTHOR: Morning Has Broken (Putnam) 2005
  • AUTHOR: What are You Hungry For? (Harper Collins) 2007
  • BEAUTY: First full figured spokesmodel Clairol, 2002
  • BEAUTY: First full figured spokesmodel Revlon ColorStay, 1997-1999
  • BLOOMINGDALE’S/NORDSTROM/LORD&TAYLOR/DILLARD’S/QVC: First full figured supermodel to have a clothing line in major department stores and on QVC, 2000-2007
  • COLUMNIST: MODE Magazine (life, style and everything in between), “Ask Emme”, 1999-2003
  • COLUMNIST: iVillage (Mom’s perspective on the verge of green), “Simply Green with Emme” 2007-2009
  • COMMISSION MEMBERHealthy MEdia: Commission for Positive Images of Women and Girls, Washington DC, 2011
  • NEW YORK TIMES CROSSWORD PUZZLES: The New York Times and numerous national and international crossword puzzle clues for Emme: “supermodel – plus size icon”. 1997 – present
  • NY DEPARTMENT OF LABOR MEMBER OF THE CHILD PERFORMER ADVISORY BOARD: Department of Labor to Prevent Eating Disorders: New York State, (Now Child Performer Coalition), 2009
  • SENATE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE:  First model ever to address the Senate Appropriations Committee on the dangers of eating disorders, arts in America, Healthy Media Imagry, 1995 – present
  • THE EMME COLLECTIBLE DOLL: First full figured model to have a high fashion collectible doll sculpted in her likeness, 2001-2004
  • TIMES SQUARE BILLBOARD: First full figured model on a billboard in Times Square – 1996
  • TV HOST: E! Entertainment Television’s Fashion Emergency 1997-2001,
  • TV HOST: FOX, More To Love, 2009
  • last but certainly not least…MOM: Proud mother of a wonderful 14 year old daughter.
  • Elisabeth Billboard 1996
  • SPOKESPERSON: LifeLine Skin Care, FloraGlo Lutein, RedCats USA, Revlon ColorStay, Clairol, Yoplait Yogurt, Hewlett Packard, Wisk, Kellogg’s Smart Start, Gillette, Playtex Bras, Arm and Hammer, Elisabeth by Liz Claiborne, Kappahl (Sweden), For Me and My Size (Australia), Evans (UK), National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) (more provided upon request).

 

Emme is an engaging speaker that promotes a wellness lifestyle that focuses on positive body image.  Her personal stories and reflections are a source of both motivation and inspiration. She is an advocate for people of all ages to empower themselves and become critical viewers of media messages. Her message encourages the development and maintenance of self-esteem by leading a life that supports being healthy at every size and celebrating body diversity. Emme’s dynamic personality and her humor connect with the audience in a personal way that inspires and delivers hope." –Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt

EXCELLENT! I wish every woman of all ages could hear this talk. We need to hear more of this!"–Joyce C

Thank you for providing the opportunity to hear such a motivating and inspirational message of hope, inner peace, and self-acceptance. It was very motivating."–Beth

I really enjoyed Emme’s positive attitude. Her focus on the body image and self-love was encouraging. I found the speaker to be very relate able and easy to apply the topics/examples discussed to my life."–Carrie A.