wendolyn DeVoe is a former plus model who now specializes in plus model training, development and management. Gwen has been a long time advocate and supporter of increasing the visibility of fuller figures on fashion runways.
In 1998 she successfully opened The Plus Academy, one of New York’s first training programs exclusively for aspiring plus models. She is also the creator of Full Figured & Fabulous™, the largest plus model runway competition on the East Coast.
Always willing to share the gift of empowerment with other women of size, Gwen is a highly sought-after motivational speaker on the topics of body image, plus modeling and fashion consultation for plus size women and teens. Her television credits include the nationally syndicated Ricki Lake Show, Fox 5’s Good Day New York morning show, Insider’s Edition and New York 1 News.
Gwen’s latest project, Dangerous Curves… the Tour! – a traveling runway show and trunk sale for plus size women – is quickly gaining national attention and is being heralded as an event that is uplifting and empowering for women of all ages and sizes. The tour has traveled to several major cities in the Northeast and anticipates journeying south in 2006.