Several models have spoken out against the deadly industry standard of using girls for runway shows that are dangerously thin -- among them are ladies like Ali Michael and Natalia Vodianova. But, after they spoke out, critics accused them of saying something only because their careers were on the brink of extinction. This is not so in Coco Rocha's case.

Coco walked the runway in most of the major shows in the past season, so there should be no need to accuse her of using the publicity for a career boosting move.

Coco Rocha: A talented model speaking out for a good cause

She'll be speaking at the CFDA's "The Beauty of Health: How the Fashion Industry Can Make a Difference," this Tuesday. The panel is spearheaded by Michael Kors and Diane von Furstenberg.

Let's see if her opinion can make a difference. Could the time have finally come to make a change in the industry?