In 2016, she bust stereotypes by making hijabs fashionable internationally. Now she's turning designer and inspiring others to lead the way.
Three years ago Halima Aden made headlines when she took part in Miss Minnesota USA beauty pageant wearing a hijab.
In 2017, she was signed on by IMG Models, a leading model recruitment agency.
Since then, she's walked at all the leading fashion weeks including Milan and New York and even posed on the covers of some of the top international magazines including Vogue Arabia and Allure.
Halima was named among the 500 most influential people in fashion by Business of Fashion in 2017.
The poster girl for hijabs, turbans and modest wear has now collaborated with Modanisa to launch her collection at the upcoming Istanbul Modest Fashion Week.
The international model who will mark her debut as a designer will headline a collection of 27 headscarves at the show scheduled to be held April 20 and 21.
For someone who was born in a refugee camp in Kenya, Halima has definitely come a long way in her career and is inspiring millions to chase their dreams.