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Anya Ayoung-Chee is a Trinidadian fashion designer and entrepreneur. She was Miss Trinidad and Tobago Universe 2008, and it was from this pageant that she discovered her love for design, which led her in 2011 to enter the American hit TV-series, Project Runway, Season 9. After winning the competition her brand was catapulted into the International fashion community.
She manages multiple ventures including, cANYAval shop, Exhibit A, Home and it’s subsidiary brand, Home Cafe. And she designs costumes for carnival bands in Trinidad and other Caribbean islands.
Aside from her entrepreneurial ventures, she is an active socio-political activist for women’s rights. She has been featured on the Forbes top 10 list for Entrepreneurs behind Trinidad Carnival and is currently attending the THNK (pronounced Think) School of Creative Leadership in Amsterdam in a program designed specifically for international leaders who want to come up with wicked solutions for societal problems.
In This Episode, You Will Learn:
- How fashion and style can be used as a tool for self-care
- How winning season 9 of Bravo’s Fashion Runway has changed Anya’s life
- The simple act that’s helped Anya manifest the birth of her evolving lifestyle brand
As a life long nurturer and giver, Anya is currently discovering the power self-care and how it can translate into a successful lifestyle and business. As a result, she is diligently working on improving her self-care practices so she can continue to serve beautifully and heartfully!
The 7 Spiritual Laws of Success: Deepak Chopra
The Alchemist: Paulo Coelho
Many Lives Many Masters: Brian L. Weiss
A Return To Love: Marianne Williamson
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Dixie Lincoln- Nichols is a biological science educator, health and wellbeing consultant and Qigong instructor. Her work has been featured in media outlets like, Oprah Mag, SELF, Yahoo and more. She is the founder of Inside Outer Beauty Market, a multi-cultutal retailer curating and creating products to support the body inside and out. Visit the site at www.iobeautymarket.com