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Keynotes

Three Amazing Keynote Speakers for AICI’S 2019 Conference that You Can´t Afford to Miss!

Nena Ivon

Closing Keynote Speaker, Sunday, April 7

As Fashion/Special Director at Saks Fifth Avenue for 53 years Nena produced thousands of fashion shows, events, chaired many galas for Chicago charities and served as President of the Costume Council of the Chicago History Museum, the Fashion Group of Chicago, The Women’s Board of the Lincoln Park Zoo and other organizations.

Nena has worked with over 150 international fashion designers when they came to Saks Chicago (some on many occasions), and other fashion and social personalities. Nena has done fashion shows not only in Chicago and the suburbs but also in Cleveland for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, as well as for many charities in Cincinnati, Indianapolis and Milwaukee. She has assisted with several shows for the Saks Fifth Avenue New York flagship. In addition to her Saks Fifth Avenue Shows and events, Nena has been invited to produce several shows for the City of Chicago, an Ethnic Headdress Show and other shows featuring Chicago’s ethnic population. She also produced Fashion Focus for the City for several years, in which all the local design schools participated; these were scheduled during the City’s Fashion Weeks.

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Bridget Halanski

Walks the Runway Panelist, Friday, April 5

Bridget Halanski is the Vice President of US Runway for MP Management, representing hundreds of high fashion women and men in Chicago, Atlanta, Los Angeles, and Miami. Bridget manages the careers of these models from the ground up—starting with their first photoshoot and training them how to walk. She then books the talent for runway shows and events globally. Some notable clients include Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Louis Vuitton, Oscar De La Renta, and more. After graduating from the University of Miami, Florida with a B.S. in Broadcasting Communications and B.A. in Theatre Arts, Bridget started as a Model Booker at Irene Marie Model Management in Miami Beach. In 2008, she relocated to the Chicago market as the Director of Runway and Promotional Events at Elite Model Management, which transitioned to Factor|Chosen. Most recently, Factor|Chosen was acquired by MP Management looking to expand their US presence. MP is a European network of modeling agencies in Paris, Milan, Miami, and Stockholm. She has been with MP Factor for a decade and looks forward to growing the company ever more. Bridget jokes that she is a glorified babysitter, but she is truly a publicist, agent, manager, and friend all wrapped in one. A regular day at the agency consists of copious amounts of coffee, emails, and phone calls from models and clients alike.


Lyn Slater

Opening Keynote Speaker, Thursday, April 4

Lyn Slater is currently a professor of social work, a cultural influencer, a model, a writer, and content creator. She started her blog, Accidental Icon, in September 2014 because she could not find a fashion blog or magazine that offered an urban, modern, intellectual aesthetic and also spoke to people who live “interesting but ordinary lives” in cities. Lyn has reinvented herself as an influencer of popular culture and promotes the use of fashion as a vehicle to make change. Her rejection of identity categories as a variable to be considered in how one dresses has resonated and her blog has fans of all ages from around the world. Her Instagram has over 480,000 followers. Lyn as Accidental Icon has been featured in: W Magazine, V Magazine, I.D. Magazine, Grey Magazine,Women’s Wear Daily, Vogue.com, Vogue Italia, Milk, Flaunt Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar Brazil and Netherlands, Le’ Officiel Italia and Manila, Elle Germany, Cosmopolitan Japan, Vogue Espana, InStyle, Washington Post, NBC Nightly News, Refinery29 and many more print and online media outlets. Collaborations include: Valentino Eyewear, Mango, Uniqlo, Oribe, John Hardy, Dior, British Airways and other beauty and lifestyle brands.

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Speakers

Cris Alves
Cris Alves, Image Consultant, Face Analysis Specialist

Facetelling: What Facial Features Tell About Your Client (English)

Image consultant and face analysis expert, Cris Alves has created her own method to join the two areas and offer to customers a high performance to their visual identity: Persoona®. By raising the face as the most important element of the entire personal image, she has revolutionized the manner in which image consultants practice in Brazil, where she is recognized as one of the nation's leading specialists and a reference in image consulting. She has taught vocational training based on her methodology to image consultants and other professionals in the field of beauty.


Carolina Bejar
Carolina Bejar, AICI CIM, ICF Certified Coach

Present Like TED: Become A Master Speaker (English)

Carolina Bejar has distinguished herself through her method of teaching "ESTIMA" (Assertive Image Strategies). Carolina has presented at more than 70 national and international conferences and has provided more than 5,000 hours of consulting. She has earned a Bachelor of Education, and has also taken courses in in finance and business. Carolina received The AICI Rising Star Award in 2010. She co-founded the Guadalajara AICI Chapter in 2010. In 2012, she achieved the Member of the Year award and the AICI Excellence Award for Contribution. In 2016, she became AICI Master Certified.


Delby Bragais
Delby Bragais, AICI CIM

Makeover: Reinvent Yourself for Impact, Influence & Incredible Income (English)

Delby is a multi-award winning Image Consultant and Fashion Designer, Speaker, Author and Entrepreneurship Advocate. She is the President of the North Road Image & Fashion Group. As a fashion designer, Delby has had well-applauded fashion shows across the United States, Singapore, India and her native Philippines. From a business solely devoted to changing "looks", she has expanded to focus on changing "lives" through the creation of an image training & consultancy division — Image Designers International — where she leads customized workshops and speaks on Image Strategy, Personal Change, and People Branding. Inspired by the power of makeovers and reinvention, Delby launched her first book, The Purple Pig Wears Red Lipstick, where she talks about the 8 steps to a personal brand makeover for impact, influence and incredible income.


Karen Brunger
Karen Brunger, AICI CIP

Dressing for the Power of Three: Finding Your Hidden Gifts (English)

Karen Brunger is President of International Image Institute Inc. An international Past-President of AICI, she also served four years as VP Education. Karen is a two-time recipient of the Award of Excellence and has coached top consultants in the industry. With over 3 decades in the image industry, her systems and products are in over 80 countries, and she has conducted training on 5 continents. Karen has authored numerous books, contributed to various magazines, and is a regular guest expert in the media.


Wendy Buchanan
Wendy Buchanan, Eyewear Image Expert, Licensed Optician

Styling Specs! AccessorEYEZ Your Clients with Great Glasses! (English)

Honored as the trailblazing entrepreneur For Women in Canadian Optical, Wendy Buchanan is the founder and creative force behind Perceptions Eyewear Inc.: a one-of-a-kind mobile eyewear boutique in Toronto, Canada. Recognized as the Eyewear Image Expert, Wendy is an Image Consultant, Licensed Optician and Educator. Wendy simplifies the process of selecting eyewear to help her clients accessorize and stylize their total image with fabulous specs. Nominated for RBC Women of Influence Award, Wendy works globally teaching her unique process of eyewear selection to her elite peers in both the image and optical industry.


May Chan
May Chan, AICI CIP

Essential Tips to Work with Different Fashion Brands (Chinese)

Spark Image Consultancy Limited was founded by May Chan, one of the very few Certified Image Trainers in Hong Kong (with corporate management experience). Specialized in personal and corporate image branding and management training, Spark Image focuses on global and luxury brands in fashion, retail, insurance, hospitality and banking industries. We pride ourselves as a unique training consultancy combining both image and management knowledge to transform managers to great leaders. Our goal is to inspire and help people realize their potential both physically and intellectually through an interactive, fun and practical approach.


Priscilla Chan
Priscilla Chan, AICI CIP

4 Secrets to Clinch USD 1.2 Million Client Account (Chinese)

Priscilla is a certified AICI CIP and the past president of AICI HK Chapter. Since establishing P.C. Image Consulting in August 2003 in Hong Kong, Priscilla has garnered excellent feedback as a talented trainer with a friendly, passionate and motivational delivery style. Over the past decade, Priscilla has worked with top international brands, including Chanel, AXA China Region Insurance and Wing Hang Bank. Fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese, she successfully clinched and retained the Chanel training project from 2010 to 2015 to groom and equip their entire sales force through the Asia Pacific region.


Ana Cheong Cheok Yin
Ana Cheong Cheok Yin, AICI CIP

Mindfulness in Consulting (Chinese)

Ana is the current Vice President of Certification of AICI International and an AICI CIP certified image professional. She has over 20 years of experience in consulting and currently runs her own consulting practice in Malaysia. Over the past 6 years, her business has experienced significant growth with positive feedback from clients and she credits these achievements to the practice of mindfulness. It was her chance meeting with the founder of a non-profit research and development organization in 2012 that gave her the opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills on mindfulness, which she has embraced as part of her life ever since.


Patrick Chun
Patrick Chun, Serial Entrepreneur, Professional Engineer

Think Big! 100 Million Potential Users in Latin America! (English)

Patrick Chun graduated with first-class honors in engineering from the University of British Columbia, Canada, and subsequently co-founded high-tech educational company Greenwood Canada in 1994. In the mid 2000s, Patrick led Greenwood into closing the sale of a subsidiary to a multinational.


Sandy Cornejo
Sandy Cornejo, licenciada en Psicología

The Image Advisor and its Therapeutic Function (Spanish)

Sandy has earned a BA in Psychology from the University of Buenos Aires. She is the owner and Academic Director of CEimagen and has served as VP Education for the AICI Argentina Chapter. Sandy has been a Professor of Image and Style 2 at the University of Palermo in Buenos Aires since 2006. She has been a speaker and trainer for different associations: Tiflonexos (blind people), GUORK (oncology patients), etc.



Aysha Correa
Aysha Correa, Style Consultant

Personalization: Making the Most of Color Consultations (English)

Aysha Correa is a specialist in style and the only Certified Universal Style Consultant in Brazil. She has also taken courses in Psychology of Style, Color Analysis, and Fashion History. Holding a certificate in adult teaching from St Gilles College (London), Aysha started her career as an English teacher in 1998. Nevertheless, for the past 5 years she has been using all her experience with clients and in the classroom to teach style and color at EnModa, Daillus Institute and Studio Immagine in Brazil and at BBS in Angola. She is also the current VP Communications of AICI Brazil Chapter.


Cynthia De La Garza
Cynthia De La Garza, AICI CIC

Increase Your Clients with Intercultural Intelligence (Spanish)

Cynthia has a major in Marketing, is a Certified Image Consultant and a certified intercultural consultant. She uses this knowledge and her studies in emotional intelligence, body language, psychology, public speaking and co-active coaching to help executives, entrepreneurs and companies advance in their professional career. Her previous retail business as well as the two terms she served in AICI as VP of Membership and Teleclass chair gave her experience working with people from Japan, Holland, France, Thailand, Malaysia, India, China, Canada, USA, México, Brazil, Ecuador and Argentina. She will speak to us about Intercultural Intelligence in International Image Consultants.


Maria Pia Estebecorena
Maria Pia Estebecorena, AICI CIP, PhD

Como Utilizar la Pedagogía en sus Trainings (How to Build Your Trainings Pedagogically) (Spanish)

Maria Pia Estebecorena serves as VP - Business Development on the AICI International Board. She studied Political Science, has an MBA in Geopolitics, Postgraduate in Strategy, PhD in Positive Psychology and MBA in International Business from Georgetown University. She is a Professor at the University of Palermo and the Austral University, Premaster of Law in charge of Personal Branding. She is a Professor in Political Science and is currently studying the University Program in Pedagogy for Teachers at the University of Palermo. In the business area she worked for over 16 years at Falabella, Walmart, Tiendas Paris in Chile and as Business Director of Grupo Salinas de Mexico. In 2000 she started CE Image, dedicated to the formation of Image Consultants with more than 4000 graduates, founded AICI Argentina and created the International Postgraduate in Image. The company provides training to companies such as Banco Santander, IATA, Pemex, and America Economia, among others.


Rosario Galindo
Rosario Galindo, PM, AICI CIP

Apply Your Own Make-up: Teaching Your Clients the 12 Basic Steps (Spanish)

Rosario Galindo is a professional certified and internationally qualified Image Consultant, Make-up Artist, and Personal Growth expert by several institutions (including AICI CIP). She has a certification in Logotherapy and emotional intelligence. She graduated as an esthetician in 1991 and has a specialty (1992) as a Cosmiatra (SEC) from Valencia, Spain. She founded Armonia y Estilo in 1990, where she has performed hundreds of classes for image consultants and has formed many advisory groups of image and make-up professional artists. In addition, she is the author of four books: Mujer armonia y estilo, Como te ven te tratan (two editions: one for men and for women), and Amandote en poesia. She is the producer of the video 33 ways to wear scarves. She also givies lectures and classes around the world (United States, Moscow, Paris, Argentina, Chile).


Jainee Gandhi
Jainee Gandhi, AICI CIP

Master Class for Individual / Private Consultations (English)

Jainee is a CIP and her personal motto, "refuse to be unseen", is strongly reflected in all of her work. She strives to develop a holistic method of Image Makeover for her clients and the image professionals she trains. Jainee has a zeal to assist every individual portray their best authentic image, with a special focus on their appearance, for more often than not there is nothing more impactful than what first meets the human eye. After years of experimenting with the tenets of style trends she concludes, "Style is inclusive of all ages, sizes and colours. Restrictions of any sort in this regard will only limit clients in a box and not let them explore their true worth." She is a post-graduate in Human Resources from Jankidevi Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (Mumbai), serving as a mentor for Cherie Blair Foundation for Women and President-Elect for AICI Singapore chapter. Her work has been covered extensively by various media — TV shows, newspapers and scores of digital media groups.


Sarah Hathorn
Sarah Hathorn, AICI CIM

Top Secrets to 5X Your Revenues & Results (English)

Secret Strategies to Create Evergreen Clients (English)

Sarah Hathorn is an internationally-distinguished executive coach, corporate consultant, and speaker. The CEO of Hathorn Consulting Group and the Illustra Business School, she coaches and develops leaders from over 36 countries. Her expertise attracts dozens of prestigious blue-chip Fortune 500 companies. She's known as "the acceleration coach" to help business owners level-up their businesses rapidly. Her insights and advice have been cited by publications including Forbes, The New York Times, and Money Magazine.


Dominique Isbecque
Dominique Isbecque, AICI CIP

Leadership Presence: Why that's Not Enough (English)

Dominique, pioneer and co-founder of AICI and Image Resource Center of NY, facilitates the Image Consulting Certificate program at F.I.T. in New York, is a Certified Strategist® from CoachU and has a certificate in Leadership Studies from NYU. She's trained image consultants and trainers globally, and coached corporate professionals on customer service and media prep. She cites that her fear of public speaking, along with parachuting from a plane, were overcome when she discovered her ability to inspire, motivate and empower people to find their true potential. Her greatest rewards are successful graduates and clients. She lives in both New York and Belgium.


Rachel Jordan
Rachel Jordan

It's not Luck, it's Soft Skills (English)

Rachel Jordan is an image, behavior and international protocol specialist. President of the Association of Image Consultants International (AICI) Brazil Chapter, Rachel is a reference in the Brazilian Image Consulting market. Holding certificates in International Protocols and Corporate Etiquette from renowned institutions such as The Protocol School of Washington and EuroProtocol, her résumé also includes specializations in Fashion History, Fashion and Styling Production, Color Analysis and Facial Analysis. Rachel provides strategic and personalized service to companies and people interested in enhancing their personal and professional images, in career repositioning or in presenting themselves more appropriately in everyday situations.


Eva Koeck-Eripek
Eva Koeck-Eripek, AICI CIM

Make-up & Hair to Enhance the Over-45 Female Client (English)

Step-by-Step Process and Procedures for a Woman's vs Man's Image Consultation (English)

Eva Koeck-Eripek has been an Image Consultant for over 29 years and is the CEO of Image Institute Austria and Image Product. She has trained more than 900 Image Consultants and is president of the Association of Image Consultants Austria. She works as a speaker and trainer for successful people, celebrities and companies in Europe and internationally. For 16 years she has had her own Styling Show on TV and gives more than 300 speeches and seminars every year. Eva is the IMMIE Award Winner 2012.


Imogen Lamport
Imogen Lamport, AICI CIP

Unlocking Your Client's Style from the Inside Out (English)

Imogen Lamport, certified Type Practitioner, writes the much-loved style blog Inside Out Style which demystifies colour and style in an intelligent and thoughtful way, and has garnered her a large and loyal global following. She's authored 5 image related e-books and created online and in-person image programs that inspire women from around the globe to take control of their image and style. Her Academy of Professional Image trains aspiring image consultants in the science and art of colour and style.


Yan Liang
Yan (Lucy) Liang, AICI CIP

Effective Design Thinking (Chinese)

Yan Liang is a published author, educational trainer, President and Founder of IDEO Image with offices in New York, Shanghai and Dalian in China. She is the President and Founder of AICI China Shanghai Chapter. Yan Liang is a pioneer in introducing the "image management" concept among the Chinese communities in the metropolitan area of New York and a leader of the image industry in Mainland China. She is the first consultant from Mainland China who received CIP designation and CEU trainer qualification. She was President of AICI Beijing Chapter, Secretary, VP Business Development of AICI International Board (2014-2018). Yan Liang is the author of three published books. She lives in New York and travels frequently between the US and China.


Ann Lindsay
Ann Lindsay, AICI CIC

Step-by-Step Process and Procedures for a Woman’s vs a Man’s Image Consultation (English)

Mastering Men – The Essential Foundations (English)

Ann Lindsay is the owner of Style of Success for Men and Women and Senior Managing Partner of J.Hilburn Menswear. She has made working with men and training of over-50 women to grow a business her passion for the last 10 years. Trainer, author of The Men's Interview Advantage and The Men's Dating Advantage, Ann has worked with and presented to AICI, J.Hilburn, individuals, universities, and businesses to create real change.


Brian Lipstein
Brian Lipstein, AICI CIC

Mastering Men – The Essential Foundations (English)

Brian Lipstein is the founder of Henry A. Davidsen, Master Tailors & Image Consultants. He became the first certified male image consultant in Pennsylvania and uses this designation to create a holistic approach to his clients' wardrobes. Realizing from an early age that his true passion lies in helping others, Brian was able to create his unique approach to professional image that combines the old-world tradition of custom tailoring with the modern service required for busy executives, to help educate them on the importance of how they present themselves and perfectly fulfill their wardrobe needs at the same time.


Fernanda Luchesi
Fê Luchesi, Coach, Trainer

Increase Income to Your Image Business with Digital Marketing (English)

Fê Luchesi is Certified by FIT, Digital Marketing and Social Media (MIT/Boston), Coach (SBC/Brazil), Branding (ESPM/Brazil), Marketing (Insper/Brazil), Sales (FGV/Brazil), and Trainer by Success Resources/US. She serves on the AICI Brazil Board as VP Membership. Fê has been a speaker for the Image Business industry and for Coca-Cola, P&G, Visa, Ericsson, Estee Lauder, and LATAM Airlines. She has written for Elle, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Folha de Sao Paulo, journals and TV programs. She is coauthor of the Online Program Você Mais TOP and of the book Empodere-se Agora.


Josephine Lui
Josephine Lui Chit Fuen, AICI CIP

Learning Circles with Experts (Roundtable Session) (English)

Josephine Lui, AICI CIP, has had 25 years of corporate training experience with top international fashion and beauty brands. Having spent 8 years with Chanel, she has acquired a strong sense of luxury fashion style and was the key facilitator of its Corporate Orientation Programs. She is an image educator who believes in exquisite quality whilst integrity and commitment is prime. Josephine Lui is one key leader in the image industry in Malaysia for over 10 years. As the Past President of the AICI Malaysia Chapter (2014-2016), she is also the recipient of the AICI Global Excellence Award in Participation (2015).


Evelyn Lundstrom
Evelyn Lundstrom, AICI CIP

Coloring Outside the Lines: How to Follow the Rules, or Break them on Purpose (English)

Evelyn is the Principal Facilitator for First Impressions Institute of Colour and Style (FIICS) and MD of First Impressions Image Consultancy. She has frequently served on the board of the AICI Sydney chapter, and on the international board as VP, Membership. The First Impressions brand was launched in 1990. Since then, Evelyn has personally trained hundreds of consultants, and transformed the image and expanded the prospects of her clients. As the creator of the Definitive Colour Profiling System, she continues to develop cutting-edge programs and tools to support image professionals. Evelyn is also a certified NLP Practitioner qualified in Timeline Therapy.


Lynne Marks
Lynne Marks, AICI CIM

Expand Your Business to High-Level Clients with Coaching Techniques (English)

Lynne is an image industry leader, AICI award winner, keynote speaker, transformational coach, author, trainer and London College of Fashion department head. As head of curriculum design and one of three founders in the branding and consulting firm CEO International, she has coached professionals in companies such as United Air Lines, Coca-Cola Enterprises, and Pacific Dunlop. For over 25 years as owner and principal of internationally acclaimed London Image Institute, she has coached hundreds of image consultants worldwide. Featured in Time, Forbes, Business Week, Bloomberg Business, Wall Street Journal, CNN, Elle, Women’s Day, and Glamour, she is co-author of the industry best-seller, The Perfect Fit, and author of Skinny Bits.


Carla Mathis
Carla Mathis, AICI CIM

History of Costume: How it Is the Secret Ingredient to Sensational Style (English)

Calling the Courageous: Watch the Image Consultant's Image Consultant in Action (English)

Carla Mathis is a pioneer and sought-after trainer in the Image industry. She is one of a few stylists to have worked and taught with Suzanne Caygill, the woman who pioneered Image Consulting. One of 19 Certified Image Masters (CIM) worldwide, Carla Mathis provides image consulting for individuals and groups in the US and internationally. Her landmark book, The Triumph of Individual Style, has been used in design schools in the US and abroad and has become the "bible" of the personal image industry. Carla is co-founder and instructor of the Style Core Institute (www.TheStyleCore.com), and has trained a network of stylists from around the world. She is a founding member of both the Association of Image Consultants International (AICI) and Color Designers International (CDI), the two preeminent professional associations in the field. The Style Core is based in Northern California, with courses held in San Francisco and around the world.


Emma McDermott
Emma McDermott, BaCS

Coloring Outside the Lines: How to Follow the Rules, or Break them on Purpose (English)

After more than 15 years in corporate brand and marketing, an international career that took her to New Zealand, through the US, and to Hong Kong, she retrained as an image consultant and began her "second act" as Chief Image Maker at My Personal Stylist. For the last 10 years, Emma has taken great pleasure in providing personal brand and professional image management, coaching and training to female business owners and professionals aged 40+. She is often invited to present sessions on colour and on online shopping to her peers at retreats and education days. Collaborating with Evelyn Lundstrom, AICI CIP, of First Impressions on the Definitive Colour Profiling System has been one of her career highlights, reinforcing her passion for colour and its ability to completely transform a client's world. Emma has also served as VP Communications, AICI Sydney Chapter Board and is a qualified NLP Master Practitioner, Trainer, Coach and Facilitator.


Hitomi Ohmori
Hitomi K. Ohmori, AICI CIM

Mastering New Men's Business Dress Code (Japanese)

Hitomi K. Ohmori is CEO of Ohmori Method Inc., and founder of Ohmori Method Academy. She has been dedicated to the image consulting business for more than 29 years. In addition to numerous corporate trainings, she offers media trainings for executives and gives counsel on establishing company dress codes and dress code manuals. She has many male politicians, medical doctors, lawyers, professors, newscasters and many Japanese executives from Fortune 100 Companies and the world's leading luxurious brands as clients. She has introduced on various TV and radio programs, provided more than 10 publications and 2 streaming services.


Christina Ong
Christina Ong, AICI CIM

Making Business Sense of the Dollars in Color Expertise (English)

Christina is a visionary trailblazing pioneer in the field of image consulting in Asia, having clocked over 20 years of experience. Through her dedicated work with thousands of clients, she has gained the well-earned reputation for being an exceptional trainer and someone who is truly committed to creating extraordinary results.


Alyce Parsons
Alyce Parsons, AICI CIP, CET, CIHM

Dressing for the Power of Three: Finding Your Hidden Gifts (English)

Alyce Parsons is president of Universal Style International, founding member and co-director of AICI, and two-term president of the founding San Francisco Bay Area Chapter. The recipient of numerous industry awards including the Award of Excellence for Innovation and the IMMIE Award of Excellence, she is a global image-profession leader. The author of seven image books, her most recent is StyleSource: The Power of the Seven Universal Styles for Women and Men. A Master Enneagram Instructor, she has also trained image consultants on seven continents, and consults with leading business and professional organizations.


Shanna Pecoraro
Shanna Pecoraro, AICI CIP

Positive Body Language for Professionals (Chinese)

Shanna is a sought-after etiquette expert and premium image and etiquette consultant trainer. She is the Creator of the Pocket Color Compass – Step to Your Best Coloring. She works with Image & Etiquette consultants-to-be worldwide and has conducted educational classes and seminars of varying lengths and to varied audiences for a decade. Currently, she serves as VP Education at AICI Global, Master trainer at ISSTA and NYC Image Consultant Academy.


Cindy Ann Peterson
Cindy Ann Peterson, B.S., AICI CIC

Know Yourself: Grow Your Wealth (English)

Cindy Ann Peterson is a designer and award-winning international image consultant in the Washington, DC, area specializing in fashion, image transformation, and education for a broad base of clients. Peterson is an author, keynote speaker, radio and television spokesperson on custom sewing, civility, communications and posture. She received her degree in Apparel, Textiles and Design and Business from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. She is certified in Image Consulting from the Fashion Institute of Technology and Universal Style. A former tailor-on-call to President Clinton during the APEC Conference in 1994, she has been featured by Vogue Bridal, Simplicity, McCall's, Country Living, Oprah, International Posture Institute and World News. She is Founder of the Peterson AICI CIC Accelerator, Posture: the Foundation of Style and Image, P-3 Peterson's Posture Protocol, Co-Author of My Style, My Way and The Power of Civility and Past President of AICI Washington DC Chapter.


Maria Pinola
Maria Pinola, AICI CIC

Asesoramiento de Imagen para Novias, Madrinas de Bodas y Quinceañeras (Spanish)

María Pinola is a Fashion Designer (University of Buenos Aires), Image Consultant (AICI - CIC International Certification as an Image Consultant), Professional Make-up Artist, Group Director Image, President of AICI Argentina and a Teacher at the University of Palermo in Buenos Aires.


Teresa Prieto
Teresa Prieto, AICI CIC

Aumenta tus Ingresos y Deja de Odiar el Proceso de Ventas (Spanish)

Teresa Prieto has been a student of the Sandler® Training System since 2012, but when she moved to another country in 2014 it forced her to apply herself and adapt the system to her business. Today she works with clients in Mexico, Colombia, and the US. Teresa’s image consulting practice is focused on Personal Branding and Executive Presence, but over the past year she has also trained and coached entrepreneurs and executives of big companies on the Sandler Training® System and empowers them to reach their goals through taking full control of their sales process.


Joanne Rae
Joanne Rae, AICI CIP

Show Me the Money, Honey! (English)

Joanne Rae has been developing successful images for 18 years and has been featured as an Image Expert in print and television in her area. Through AICI, she attained her CIC in 2005 and CIP in 2009. AICI has given her a platform for growth and development and in 2005, she helped start the AICI Washington DC Chapter. She has served on the AICI Washington DC Chapter Board and on the AICI International Board of Directors as Treasurer (2011-2015) and VP Certification (2015-2017). Joanne received the President's Award for Excellence in 2015 for her outstanding commitment to the growth and well-being of AICI.


Judith Rasband
Judith Rasband, MS AICI, CIM

Reach Your Brand and What's Your Brand Style? – Branding and Re-Branding Part I & II (English)


Lorena Saca
Lorena Saca, AICI CIC

How to Create Your Own Media Show and Gain Customers (Spanish)

Lorena Saca is President of the Committee of Female Entreprenuers for the El Salvador Chamber of Commerce, professor at the School of Communications Mónica Herrera, and anchor of two radio shows. She has earned a business administration and finance degree. Until 2017, she was anchor of Renuévate con LorenaTM reality show and a magazine columnist. She has experience in leadership and personal development while working 15 years for Shell International Petroleum Company. She offers services providing expertise and knowledge in a simple and entertaining way.


Carolina Tan
Carolina Tan, AICI CIP

Mission Possible: Business Licensing for Retention & Recurrent Revenue (English)

Carolina Tan is president of ENHANCE YOUR IMAGE Training Consultancy, from the AICI Philippines Chapter. Her 23 years as image consultant with 16 of those at John Robert Powers International helped place her at the helm for One-On-One Coaching, Group Training & Corporate Image. A licensed real estate broker as a 2nd profession, Carol is also a part-time consultant for property giant Megaworld Corporation. In 2014 an opportunity opened to set up the image business for a corporate client F.I.G. Image Gateway hence the business-licensing model was born. In 2017 Carolina also partnered with Warren & Brown Technologies HR and is the lead image consultant for soon-to-launch CLG Image.


Karen Tsuo
Karen Tsuo, AICI CIP

Beautiful Posture and Manners: Show Your Grace (Chinese)

Karen Tsuo is a business image instructor and visual brand expert for many top Chinese and US universities, including Tsinghua and Fudan University, and University Washington. The Fortune 500 clients she serves include Microsoft and Amazon. Ms. Tsuo has lived in Britain and the US for over 30 years. Her rich overseas life experience and the cultural background of the East and West have created her unique international vision. "To have a good image, we must first cultivate good physical and temperament." Over the years, she has studied ballet, point, yoga and international ballroom dance to pursue a perfect personal image and use it for teaching.


Luciana Ulrich
Luciana Ulrich

Personalization: Making the Most of Color Consultations (English)

Luciana Ulrich is the founder of Studio Immagine, a pioneering Brazilian company in the Image Consulting field focused on Color Analysis and a market leader in training courses and tools for this segment. She is a professor in many Image Consulting foundational courses and renowned universities. She has also been training specific courses on color analysis based on her own methodology and innovative research since 2012, not only in Brazil, but in other countries as Angola and Portugal. She is the past president of AICI Brazil Chapter (2016-2018) and current VP Events for the Chapter.


Nelly Villarroel
Nelly Villarroel, AICI CIP

Keys for Getting AICI CIC & CIP Certification (Spanish)

Nelly is a Chemical Engineer who worked in one of the largest mining companies in Chile. At that time, she was expatriated to work in Australia. Still working in mining, she started studying at Advanced Image Consultancy (London Image Institute) and other related Image topics, most of them abroad (including Buenos Aires, San Francisco and Los Angeles). Since 2011, she has worked as the owner and founder of NV Image Consultancy. Certified as AICI CIP and CEU Provider, she specializes in Image Consultancy training and coaching CIP and CIC Certification process. Nelly is a global CIC certification reviewer.


Xiao Feng Wang
Xiaofeng (Lucy) Wang, AICI CIC

Working with Corporations on Signature Program (Chinese)

Lucy Xiaofeng Wang is a Chinese AICI CIC, ICF PCC, facilitator and co-founder of Sheng & Wen Consultancy. She has more than 17 years of managerial experience in hospitality, capable of cross-cultural communication, talent management and guest experience — with passion and belief in the mission of "developing people on their unique strengths combination with their image and style as best-of-self in confidence." Lucy established Sheng & Wen in 2015 and makes this mission her focus half-time. As AICI CIC & ICF PCC, Lucy supports executives and teams in various types of corporations developing their Image Intelligence to be confident in building relations and positive influence by presenting their appropriate style and etiquette in different business occasions. Lucy conducted over 100 various workshops in Chinese and English focusing on themes of "Image Intelligence", "Unique Strengths for Growth", "Creating Presence as A Leader", etc.


Elizabeth Weinstein
Elizabeth Weinstein, PhD

Learning Circles with Experts (Roundtable Session) (English)

Dr. Elizabeth Weinstein has owned and successfully operated her consulting practice, Elizabeth Weinstein and Associates Inc., for the last 28 years. Liz has more than four decades of experience consulting in strategic planning, leadership development, team development, project management and developing and delivering customized training programs. For the last 11 years, Liz has been honored to work with AICI. As AICI CEU Administrator, Liz has worked with many talented and dedicated CEU Providers and members.


Jacqueline Whitmore
Jacqueline Whitmore, AICI CIP

Building Your Business and Bottom Line (English)

Jacqueline Whitmore, CSP, is the founder of The Protocol School of Palm Beach and the bestselling author of Business Class: Etiquette Essentials for Success at Work and Poised for Success: Mastering the Four Qualities that Distinguish Outstanding Professionals.

Jacqueline has appeared on CNN, Fox and Friends, CNBC and National Public Radio. She has been featured or quoted in hundreds of national and international publications including The New York Times, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, Glamour, Business Insider and O: The Oprah Magazine. She is a contributing writer for Entrepreneur.com and The Huffington Post.

She has earned a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation from the National Speakers Association, the highest recognition awarded.


Shelia Wong
Sheila Wong, AICI CIP

S.E. Asia Culture: Etiquette & Market Behaviour (English)

Sheila Wong is actively sought after by clients for image trainings, an industry still in its infancy in S.E. Asia. With an 18-year track record of consistently winning rewarding contracts from over 150 corporations and 50000 individuals, Sheila has refined the art of navigating the deep waters of S.E. Asian markets. An author of three image books, Sheila has been featured in publications and television for her tips in etiquette and grooming.



Ferial Youakim
Ferial Youakim, AICI CIP

Build Your Beyond Beauty and Style (English)

Ferial's career spans 30 years and she has no intention of stopping. She is the founder and director of ByFERIAL Image Consulting Firm and the creator of the renowned 4X4 color system, also known as the 16 SeasonsTM. With an award-winning charity and an international business, her mission is to inspire and empower image consultants to build their business and bottom line. Ferial Youakim's passion is evident in her work with a belief that no person should feel less than what they deserve, she wants every single person to understand their own positive self-value. Ferial hosts image seminars in the hope that people can discover their true beauty, not just physically, but mentally and emotionally. These seminars create scenarios reflective of social and business settings with the use of personal consultations. Now, as a published author using her writing as a means to create a better world, she will not stop until everyone has discovered their true worth.

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