Thursday, April 7, 2022 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM EDT
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The National Arts Club 
15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003

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Katie Mathern 
Fund Finance Association 
WFF US: Interview with Ilise S. Carter, Author of The Red Menace: How Lipstick Changed the Face of American History 

Please join us for an interview with Ilise S. Carter, author of The Red Menace: How Lipstick Changed the Face of American History.

Keynote SpeakerIlise S. Carter, Author

Interviewers: Erin England, Katten

Ilise S. Carter is freelance writer, consulting copywriter to the beauty industry, and sideshow performer based in New York City. She has written for Allure, New York Times, Racked, Wall Street Journal, and others, with a focus on pop culture. In addition, she’s spent over a decade as a consulting copywriter for beauty brands such as Shiseido, bliss, Laura Mercier, Avon, L’Oréal, and Madame CJ Walker, specializing in brand voice and identity. As her stage persona, The Lady Aye, she has worked as professional sideshow performer (sword swallower, fire eater, blockhead, and pain-proof girl) and MC with acts ranging from Rob Zombie to Cirque du Soleil, and has appeared on TV’s Gossip Girl, Oddities, The President Show, Mysteries at the Museum and Dickinson. Carter holds a BA in American Studies from Barnard College at Columbia University and a Certificate in Film Production from NYU.

The first 40 attendees at the in-person event will receive a free copy of Ilise Carter's book, courtesy of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP. Light refreshments will be provided.

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