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Yomi Abiola

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"Yomi Abiola is a thought leader, journalist and social entrepreneur. As the first African face for Maybelline cosmetics Yomi cultivated expertise in the arena of beauty and empowerment. As a social entrepreneur, Yomi founded Stand Up For Fashion (STUFF) a global platform promoting social responsibility in the fashion industry.

In addition to her work with STUFF, Yomi serves as a catalyst at The MIT Legatum Center. Journalism and artistic direction have been a medium for Yomi to impact the fashion industry through promoting diversity and inclusion. Through the production of photo shoots and short films in partnership with Vogue Italia online, Yomi has committed to transforming society ""one image at a time.""

Yomi shares her philosophies and experience internationally. She has presented at Harvard, Yale, MIT and Columbia University."