Shanelle Nyasiase - Africa dreams with Shanelle Nyasiase | Emirates Airline
- Published on Mar 28, 2019
- We are celebrating the spirit of Africa with a new campaign that tells the stories of pioneering individuals from different parts of the continent. Paying tribute to a new generation of African disrupters who are making their mark globally across music, fashion, literature and the arts, the campaign celebrates the cultural renaissance taking over Africa. The short films produced by the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) for Emirates, tells the stories of unique individuals from different parts of the continent. Poised to become cultural ambassadors for Africa to the world, they share a common passion to bring their global exposure and influences to their own local journeys, as they discover what it means to be ‘home’.
Meet Shanelle Nyasiase, a South Sudanese model who was born in Ethiopia and raised in Kenya. She had dreamt of becoming cabin crew but her journey took her to international catwalks in Milan and New York instead, where she has worked with some of the biggest international fashion brands.