OkayAfrica's 100 Women celebrates African women who are making waves, shattering ceilings, and uplifting their communities.
Grace Mahary is a 5'11 model and humanitarian of Eritrean descent. This beauty is a first-generation Canadian, whose original calling was basketball until an opponent knocked out one of her teeth. It was not long until the beauty world enticed the stunner into crossing over, by 2012, she made her mark as a fashion favorite. Shortly after signing to Elmer Olsen Model Management, Mahary flew to Paris and met with Ricardo Tisci where she was made an exclusive Givenchy model for the season. Since then, she's walked the Victoria Secret runway and appeared in editorials for Elle and V magazine - to name a few. What makes Mahary stand out is her work in clean energy.