DON'T MISS THIS: Beauty Changes Lives Student Summit at ABS

By Lauren Quick | 03/19/2014 2:47:00 PM


Students and licensed professionals alike won't want to miss the 2014 Student Summit presented by Beauty Changes Lives at America's Beauty Show. 

The event is Monday, March 24 from 9:30-10:45 a.m. and will feature many guests and headliners, including:
-Kim VoShear Genius personality, celebrity hairstylist and salon owner
-Peter Coppola; hairstylist, salon mogul and entrepreneur
-Fabio Sementilli; executive vice president of education for Wella
-Jan Arnold; CND co-founder and style director
-Paul Digrigoli; hairstylist, entrepreneur, mentor and author
-Lynelle Lynch; president of the Beauty Changes Lives Foundation
-Martino Cartier; celebrity hairstylist, platform artist and salon owner
-Kristina Lee; hairstylist and NAHA finalist
-Charles Marcus; hairstylist, salon owner, speaker and educator

And MODERN's own editor in chief Alison Shipley Alhamed will welcome these guests with Frank Cacciato of Katherine Frank Creative

The event promises to inspire through the experiences of industry icons and style legends and will also inform about scholarship and mentoring opportunities available in the beauty and wellness industry. 

The Leo Awards and The Student Competition Awards will be presented by Robert Passage and Luis Alvarez, respectively, and there will be a preview of the upcoming Battle of the Strands competition. 

Free admission for students.



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Lauren Quick, Assistant Editor for Modern Salon | Salon Today | First Chair

Lauren has been Assistant Editor since January 2014. Lauren attended the University of Missouri School of Journalism and is an avid Tigers fan. Her emphasis area was magazine journalism, specifically editing, and she obtained minors in sociology and Spanish. Lauren was a department and web editor for Vox magazine and a reporter for the Columbia Missourian newspaper before she worked at Modern Salon.

She grew up in Springfield, Mo., and now lives in the Chicago area with her wheaten terrier, Lucy. You can e-mail Lauren at or connect on Google+.


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