ABOUT Valerie eguavoen

Valerie Eguavoen is a social justice advocate. She started ON A CURVE in 2015 as a plus size fashion blog. Over the years, the platform has evolved into a driving force for change in the creative industry.

Valerie was born in California and grew up in Lagos, Nigeria. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in Political Philosophy and Black Studies. In 2014, she received a Juris Doctor degree from Howard University School of Law.

Valerie has committed her career to public service and social justice work. She has worked for various non-profit organizations and currently serves as the Director of External Relations and Development for one of the leading social justice movement organizations in the United States. Valerie is also one of the leading voices for anti-racist practices and the development of diverse and inclusive culture in the fashion, beauty, and marketing industry at-large. She has collaborated with several fashion brands on content creation and campaigns. She is one of Vogue's 2018 "VOGUE 100 STREET STYLE," and her work has been featured in many other notable publications.

Valerie is also the founder of YOU BELONG NOW, a movement and newly formed non-profit organization that will focus on educating a new generation of content creators and fostering their commitment to social justice.