Guest Editor

Adut Akech

On family
Adut Akech is a young woman with an extraordinary story. Born in South Sudan, she's a former child refugee who spent the first eight years of her life in Kenya's Kakuma refugee camp before migrating to Australia. Today, Akech is one of the most in-demand models working in fashion, regularly walking for brands including Chanel, Valentino and Givenchy and starring on the covers of a number of high profile magazines. Despite her fashion fame, Akech remains deeply aware of the wider world around her and wants to use her voice and platform to create positive change. For her CNN Style guest editorship this February 2019 she explored the theme of "family."
Name: Adut Akech
Occupation: Model
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