The Model Alliance

In collaboration with NEDA and the Harvard STRIPED research team, the Model Alliance conducted a first-of-its-kind study investigating the prevalence of eating disorders in the modeling industry. Not surprisingly, numerous unhealthy trends were reported. We used our findings to create a campaign encouraging models to ask for fair health and labor practices during New York Fashion Week by writing an open letter to the fashion industry using the hashtag #DearNYFW. The hashtag was used by hundreds of models and received coverage in Vogue, BuzzFeed News, and others. I designed and concepted this with the help of our small but mighty volunteer team.