(Ep. 25) Miss America and Body Positivity with Mallory Hagan
November 8, 2016
Mallory Hagan won the prestigious job of Miss America in January of 2013. During her year of service, Mallory logged approximately 160,000 miles traveling across the country to address an array of audiences on her platform: “Stop it Now: Child Sexual Abuse.”
During this time she served as the official National Goodwill Ambassador for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and visited CMN Hospitals across the country. She also lobbied for funding Children’s Advocacy Centers, and spoke at numerous fundraisers, forums and charity galas.
As an advocate for the prevention of Child Abuse and the #BodyPositive movement, Mallory continues to speak across the country about the importance of child abuse prevention, self-esteem and wellness.
What you'll hear in this episode:
- Mallory’s work since Miss America, living in different places
- Working now at a TV station while finishing her degree
- Why she is involved in the community and in children’s issues
- The pageant journey to Miss NYC, Miss NY, and Miss America
- Personal growth and trust
- The prevalence of child sexual abuse
- Growing up around mom’s hair salon
- How Mallory caught the pageant bug
- Why Mallory is passionate about body image and self-esteem
- Her advocacy for body positivity
- Mallory’s future path and big dreams
- Mallory’s morning routine, including why she wakes up at 1:30 am for work and then goes to school after work!
- Tune in to the After Show, where we discuss Mallory’s courage, bravery, and being a role model for young women everywhere. We also discuss the assumptions that play into our lives and how those affect us.
Links and Resources:
“Things will show up and look like failure, but it’s really just life moving you in a different direction.” - Oprah Winfrey
Connect with Mallory:
Find Mallory on most social media: @itsmalloryhagan