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Emikeni Proposes To The CEO of Spanx, Sara Blakely

NEW YORK, NY – October 24, 2019 - Inventor and CEO of Straplets, Emily Kenison, proposes to CEO of Spanx, Sara Blakely. In an unexpected interaction, Kenison got down on one knee with a Straplet in hand and buckled it around Blakely’s shoe to make the proposal to be her mentor official. Previously in the crowd, Kenison boldly held a sign that held the phrase “Will You Marry Me” but it had “marry” crossed out with “mentor” written next to it. In Kenison’s statement, she addressed how inspired she was by Blakely’s invention and it showed her that being a woman inventor was possible. Read more about the event here.

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