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Model extraordinaire, Araba Sey is a true definition of beauty and brain combined, multitalented, savvy, intelligent and focused. She parades a background as a beauty pageant and an exceptional photo/commercial model.
Araba was born on the 10th of November,1992 in Accra to Mr. Bernard Sey(Businessman) and Mrs.Mary Sey(Teacher). Araba is a Fante who hails from the Central Region of Ghana. She is the third of four siblings.
Growing up, Araba Sey was an introvert, very shy, quiet and intelligent. She liked reading and constantly found new ways of doing things.
Araba had her nursery education at Christ Ambassadors Nursery School in Dansoman. She later proceeded to St.Martin de Porres School where she had her primary and Junior high school education. She had her secondary education at St. Mary’s Senior high School.
She got admission to Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology to pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree in Textiles and Fashion.
The smart and intelligent model held several positions while in the university. She was Head Auditor of Faculty of Art, which is the second largest faculty in KNUST. Araba served as deputy sponsorship chairperson of National Union of Ghana students (NUGS) during her stay on campus. She was also the Organiser of Catalyst for Change seminar. Araba was the ambassador for KNUST Fashion Week which was held earlier this year.
She is currently the managing director for Knowing and Showing Your Talent Ghana (KSYTGH) with MUSIGA vice president being the patron and a few celebrities on board like Kofi Kinaata, Opanka, Cwesi Oteng, just to mention a few. Araba has featured in a couple of ads for some top brands in Ghana like Stanbic Bank, Exeter Corned Beef etc. She has also worked with a number of renowned photographers in Ghana and outside Ghana such as Glitz Africa’s best fashion photographer,popularly known as Bob Pixel, Steve Ababio and West Africa’s best photographer Kelechi Amadi-Obi.
She is currently the reigning queen of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, thus Face of KNUST 2016.
The multitalented model is preparing to establish herself as a fashion stylist and one of the finest musicians Ghana has ever produced.
Aside her parents, Oprah Winfrey is her role model. She admires her courage and determination to be successful despite what she went through when she was young. It didn’t stop her from achieving her goals. She has always been a gogetter and today we can speak of her as one of the most powerful and wealthiest women in America. Her goal to fight for the rights of children and women is outstanding. She has contributed immensely to the development and success of America and can also be acknowledged as one of the most influential people in America
Araba Sey’s message to the youth and to all those that look up to me is that they should never give up on their dreams no matter the circumstance. Success does not come on a silver platter. It is a gradual process and it takes determination,constant hardworking and perseverance to get there. If there is something they are interested in or passionate about they should go for it or take it up and believe in themselves. Each and everyone has the potential of reaching success.
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