Nikki DuBose is a former model, host, and actress who has appeared on the covers of and in editorials for magazines such as Maxim, Glamour, Vogue and Vanity Fair. She has recently turned her career focus towards writing, public speaking, and mental health advocacy, and is a passionate dynamic voice in the mental health field who seeks to encourage others to develop a strong sense of their intrinsic value and self worth. She draws firsthand experience from a long-standing battle with eating disorders, childhood abuse, sexual victimization, addictions, and a wide range of mental health issues. Her memoir, Washed Away: From Darkness to Light, is set-to-be released this year and recounts her life struggles and ultimate triumph over the mental disorders and addictions that plagued her for most of her life. Learn more about Nikki on her website.