Changing the Face of Beauty is a nonprofit corporation that is
committed to equal representation of people with disabilities
in advertising and media worldwide.
Changing the Face of Beauty empowers people living with disabilities by advocating for inclusive imagery, thus changing perceptions and igniting futures in the media and advertising industries. Changing the Face of Beauty will be achieved through partnerships with both private and commercial retailers, penetrating the creative and business world by:
In Three Short Years We Have…
Impacted the Perception of Beauty
Changing the Face of Beauty committed over 100 companies to include models with a disability in their advertising.
Produced Photography Shoots
Produced a number of photography shoots educating retailers on what their products look like on models with and without disabilities when pictured together.
Partnered with Tori Spelling
Partnered with Tori Spelling’s clothing line “Little Maven” and collaborated on an inclusive holiday look book featuring children of all abilities .
Appeared on the Today Show segment “Beauty Is”
Appeared on the Today Show segment “Beauty Is” in 2014 talking about our mission to see more inclusion of models of all abilities in everyday advertising.
Helped put Model on the Runway
Helped to put the first woman with Down syndrome, Jamie Brewer, on the runway at New York fashion week 2015.
Created Viral Campaign
Created a viral “Back to School” photo shoot in 2014 that reminded the advertising community that although children of all abilities are returning to school, inclusion is currently not reflected in most back to school advertising.