Interview with Ethiopian Model & Social Activist Gelila Bekele

Ethiopian-born Model and Social Activist Gelila Bekele recently discussed her career and her humanitarian projects with Tadias Magazine. Gelila is currently signed with Ford Models, appearing in ads for Levi’s, Pantene, L’Oreal... Read more »

Supermodel Liya Kebede Connects Traditional Ethiopian Weavers To New York’s Hottest Boutiques

Lemlem’s high fashion line of handmade clothes is also preserving a way of life in Ethiopia. Liya Kebede isn’t out to build a fashion empire. “As much as I want it... Read more »

Ethiopian top model Liya Kebede is to star in a French film (Watch VIDEO)

Liya Kebede: from Desert Flower to queen of the jungle Ethiopian top model Liya Kebede is to star in a French film for children set in an imaginary South American country. In... Read more »
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Super Model Liya Kebede for H&M “Wake Up To Spring” Collection (Pictures)

H&M has unveiled a new ad campaign featuring Ethiopian beauty Liya Kebede. The new campaign, called “Wake Up To Spring,” features the model in a tropical beach locale in a range of... Read more »

Super model-actress Liya Kebede named the “new face” of L’Oréal

The Miami Herald is reporting that Ethiopian born  international super model-actress Liya Kebede has been named the “new face” of L’Oréal. Kebede’s career began when she was in high school in Addis-Adaba,... Read more »

Liya Kebede with Al Jazeera Riz Khan – Fighting for maternal health (Video)

Al jazeera’s Riz Khan talks to Ethiopian born Super model/actress and Goodwill Ambassador Liya Kebede about her work to help all mothers gain access to medical treatment. In the age of modern... Read more »

Desert Flower Star Liya Kebede Interview

Liya Kebede: A Woman Apart She’s no ordinary model. In the upcoming Desert Flower, the designer and WHO Goodwill Ambassador tells a tale of triumph the world won’t soon forget. Desert Flower... Read more »
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Fashion and charity go together for former Ethiopian supermodel

(CNN) — In the 1990s Ethiopian supermodel Anna Getaneh walked the runways of Paris and Milan. These days she is putting her flair for fashion to good use, helping deprived children in... Read more »

Supermodel Liya Kebede Stars in Mystery Movie Into the Woods

After starring in 2009’s Desert Flower, model Liya Kebede continues her crossover into film. Ethiopian born supermodel Liya Kebede is starring in a new film called Into the Woods: Pathway—a film that... Read more »

Flower Power , Liya Kebede as Waris Dirie on a Movie Desert Flower

By STEPHEN HEYMAN In “Desert Flower,” the catwalk fixture and “Gifted” subject Liya Kebede stands in for the Somali-born model Waris Dirie. A victim of female genital mutilation, the 13-year-old Dirie escaped... Read more »