Gianluca Russo is a New York-based freelance writer, editor and social media manager. His work has been published in GQ, Glamour, Teen Vogue, NYLON, Bustle, Yahoo, VICE and more. Gianluca’s work focuses largely on plus-size topics including media portrayals and fashion, but also spreads across lifestyle, entertainment and more. More about him and his work can be found at www.RussoG.com. Follow him on social media @g_russo1.

Emma Havighorst is a junior at Fordham University's Gabelli School of Business pursuing a B.S. in Business as a Marketing major with a minor in Digital Technologies & Emerging Media and a concentration in Strategic Branding. When she’s not studying, Emma is working on numerous projects, including writing a marketer’s guide to Gen Z, hosting Generation Slay, doing public speaking gigs, and serving as a generational consultant. Emma is the founder of three Gen Z-focused websites: a popular teen fashion blog which brought her to New York Fashion Week for years; her personal website; and a lifestyle and news-based contributor platform. Emma has been cited and recognized by the Wall Street Journal, Instagram, and Facebook as a Gen Z expert and has participated on panels surrounding Gen Z, technology, and social media for companies such as Bazaarvoice, Fresh U, and most recently, Instagram. In her personal time, Emma is an avid reader and adores traveling the world, discovering new food and cultures, and of course, hanging out with her friends.