Mindbody recently announced that Jameela Jamil agreed to take part in a moderated, question-and-answer session. This is for the BOLD conference. It is an event for wellness business owners and professionals. The event will convene on Aug. 25-27 in Midtown Manhattan, New York.
Jamil, 34, began her women's empowerment movement and social media platform @i_weigh. It focuses on spreading body positivity and self-love. The platform attracted over one million followers worldwide.
Rick Stollmeyer, CEO and co-founder of Mindbody said. "It is a wonderful pleasure to welcome Jameela Jamil to our annual conference where her message of inclusivity and empowerment is sure to be well received.” He added. “Her resolve and motivation to make the world a better place will undoubtedly resonate with the attending business owners that work daily to help people lead healthier, happier lives."
The UK-born actress shot to fame for her role in the Golden Globe-nominated TV series, The Good Place. Here she co-starred with Ted Danson and previous BOLD keynote speaker, Kristen Bell.
Jamil said. "It brings me great pleasure to share my background and wellness journey at BOLD 2020. I hope to inspire the thousands of BOLD attendees through a message of unity so they too can advocate for and amplify this powerful concept to the local communities they serve."
Former BOLD keynote speakers include Kristen Bell, Rachel Hollis, Robert F. Smith, Michelle Obama. It also included Billie Jean King, Magic Johnson, Arianna Huffington, Jillian Michaels, and Deepak Chopra.
Jamil recently faced controversy for getting chosen to MC for a voguing show. She also came out as queer following criticism.