People know I want to keep growing as a host, not just do beauty and fashion alone. So I was approached by one of the producers at LATV who said that I was their “inspiration” to do their annual athlete one hour special, but this time they wanted to highlight adaptive athletes, for the first […]
I have faced discrimination and stumbled upon many prejudgments in the world I have been surrounded in, especially as a model and host in a wheelchair, primarily centered on beauty and good looks and often times made feel like I am simply not good enough… But I’m using these negative experiences for something positive because […]
What happens when fashion sees disABILITY and someone who doesn’t give up! -Tamara Mena hosts at Fashion Week LA!
Fashion, for many is their passion, their life. For others, the fashion industry might seem as superficial. In this world, it is very typical to find perfect looking models, long, lean, great bodies, people who all around seem to “have it amazingly together,” and usually full abilities. You don’t expect to see people in wheelchairs […]
For many of you who are used to seeing me smiling, as I always am, and with a more natural look perhaps, I know this is a look that you might not recognize me in, but let me tell you it is absolutely one of my favorites and without a doubt, a favorite HIGHLIGHT […]
At first glance what do you see in these two pictures? Two girls in a wheelchair, is right. Some might not think much of it, but let me explain how much different these two pictures are: Kylie, you chose to use a wheelchair, to pose with it, when you do not need one. Why […]