"I came from Kenya years ago with nothing but my suitcase and a big heart.
After leaving my children back in Kenya running from the tribal crashes, I boast of several achievements as an African woman and feel blessed for what I have become today.
Isabel Correia is a Brazilian beauty queen who won Miss World Sergipe 2009.
She was a contestant on Brazil’s “Next Top Model” television show.
Arlenis is proud of her black heritage and has said: “We Dominicans should value the things we have principally our beauty, our country is black, not blond and blue-eyed.” Tomiko Fraser Hines hails from the Bronx, N.
Rosemary was the Women’s Representative on the NSW African Communities Council for four years, a peace facilitator and a member of several steering committees over the years.
The 5-foot-10-inch leggy beauty refutes the old adage “beauty and no brains,” as she is currently studying law at South Bank University and she is fluent in Russian and Ukrainian languages.
Kiara Kabukuru is a supermodel from Uganda whose career seemed to end suddenly in 2000 when she suffered a horrific accident: She was run over by an 18-wheeler truck in New York that left her face disfigured.
She currently works in local government as a community Development Officer.
She is also a Sierra Leone community leader, a women and girls advocate with a strong passion for human rights and gender equality.