If you even remotely follow African fashion, then you most probably have come across the name Millen Magese.
The Tanzanian model is as super as supermodels come. She has graced covers, walked runways and featured in editorials and ad campaigns across the globe.
Below are 3 things you should know about the Tanzanian beauty who is so much more than just a pretty face.
Millen’s launch into modelling and fashion began in 2001 after she beat tens of other girls in her home country to win the coveted Miss Tanzania title.
2. Unsung African Hero
In 2015, Millen was recognized by BBC as an unsung African hero for her work with the Millen Magese Foundation which drives awareness about Endometriosis in Africa and beyond.
3. Born In Africa Festival
Millen will be gracing the very first edition of the Born In Africa Festival on the 16th of December, along with Nigerian supermodel, Oluchi, and stars like Davido, Tiwa Savage, D’banj, Awilo Longomba, Burna Boy and more. The event which is powered by Access Bank and produced by Livespot will feature musical performances as well as fashion shows by designers, Tiffany Amber, David Tlale and Torlowei.