Karen Brunger

President of the International Image Institute. BHEc, AICI CIP

Karen Brunger, AICI CIP, is Founder and President of the International Image Institute. An award-winning Certified Image Professional, she is an author, international speaker, and media guest expert. Karen is an international Past-President of the Association of Image Consultants International (AICI) and a Past-President of the Canada chapter. Karen's systems and products are in 80 countries, and she has presented in 14 countries on five continents.

Karen has inspired and facilitated thousands in the transformation process using a holistic approach. Many of Canada’s Fortune 500 number among her corporate clients, and her private clients have included entrepreneurs, executives, entertainers, and politicians. As an image trainer for 34 years, she has coached some of the top consultants in the industry. The Image Consulting Program at George Brown College in Toronto was developed by Karen, and she has taught for numerous colleges.

As AICI’s international VP Education for four years, she was responsible for the standards of image training worldwide. In this role she organized Image Consultant Core Competencies into “Appearance, Behaviour, Communication”, and coined the phrase “A-B-C’s of Image”. Karen is a two-time recipient of international Award of Excellence from AICI. Karen is a graduate of the University of Manitoba, the Fashion Institute of Technology, and the Seasons’ Academy of Colour Analysis. Committed to her own personal and professional growth, she continues to take workshops every year. Karen is known for her holistic, transformational, inspirational approach, her dynamic, entertaining, fun presentation style, and her open, sharing, encouraging nature.

Sonia Dubey Dewan

Founder of Indian School of Image Management, AICI CIP

Sonia Dubey Dewan, AICI CIP, is Founder of Indian School of Image Management & BPOSH Image Consultants. Sonia is the first & only CIP - Certified Image Professional in India Chapter by Association of Image Consultant International USA, she is also a keynote speaker, stylist and a counselor.

Sonia is the President-Elect of Association of Image Consultant International – India as well as the Editor in Chief for the AICI Global Magazine. With the 10+ years’ experience after working in the field of market research, finance, business consulting & her training in image consulting, her approach towards image is more holistic. The variety in her background enables her to curate the image of a client in a customized manner.

Sonia has designed & developed solutions which are suitable for the lifestyle and needs of the Indian environment yet global in final delivery. India’s Top 10 companies are among her corporate clients along with many startups and SMEs. Her individual clients include C-suite executives, entrepreneurs, socialites, celebrities, politicians.

The Face of “Authentic Beauty Uncompromised Campaign” by AICI Global, She is a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from IBS and an alumnus of ICBI, partner Conselle Institute of Image Management. She is also a WSET Level 1 and has achieved Train-the-Trainer from Dale Carnegie Training. Dubbed as a “Fairy Godmother of Transformation” by a leading newspaper, she regularly contributes in newspapers, magazines and blogs. With her customized, empathetic and inspirational approach, Sonia is known for her motivational, exuberant yet elegant, and always open to share quality.

“You are your most valuable asset, start investing in it today”
- Sonia Dubey Dewan

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