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Hijabi Model Halima Aden Named Diversity Editor-at-Large Vogue Arabia

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Hijabi model Halima Aden has been named Vogue Arabia's new Diversity Editor-at-Large.
On Thursday, the magazine announced that the 22-year-old Somali-American beauty 'further[ing] the magazine's commitment to showcasing diversity, racial inclusivity, and topics related to human rights' in her new role.
'Now, more than ever, using my voice and personal experiences to educate others is at the forefront of my agenda,' Halima, Here is more information about Next take a look at our own website. who was born in a Kenyan refugee camp and moved to the US at age seven.
Big announcement: Hijabi model Halima Aden has been named Vogue Arabia's new Diversity Editor-at-Large
Nice! The 22-year-old Somali-American beauty will 'further the magazine's commitment to showcasing diversity, racial inclusivity, and topics related to human rights' in her new role
Flashback: She had appeared on the June 2017 cover 
View this post on Instagram Halima Aden is Vogue Arabia's new Diversity Editor-at-Large. In this role, the Somali-American model will further the magazine's commitment to showcasing diversity, racial inclusivity, and topics related to human rights. "Now, more than ever, using my voice and personal experiences to educate others is at the forefront of my agenda," says the refugee-turned-supermodel of her appointment, while Editor-in-Chief Manuel Arnaut remarks: "Although Vogue Arabia has always celebrated an inclusive policy, I believe that in order to create content that is truly effective and meaningful, we need extra support from someone who embodies the values of our time and understands the struggles and all the layers of the topics that society is discussing now." Click the link in bio to read their full statement and learn more about Aden's new role. #VogueArabia يسعدنا الإعلان عن تعيين عارضة الأزياء الصومالية الأمريكية الشهيرة حليمة آدن في منصب المحررة المساهمة للتعددية والتنوّع في ڤوغ العربية، حيث ستسهم على نطاق أوسع في ترسيخ التزامنا بقيم التعددية والتنوّع، والشمولية العِرقية، فضلاً عن إثراء محتوى المجلة بالموضوعات المعنية بحقوق الإنسان. "إن تسخير صوتي وتجاربي الشخصية لتثقيف الآخرين يأتي الآن على رأس جدول أعمالي أكثر من ذي قبل"، بهذه الكلمات علقت حليمة، التي كانت لاجئة قبل أن تقتحم عالم عروض الأزياء، على منصبها الجديد. أما مانويل أرنو، رئيس تحرير المجلة، فقد صرح قائلاً: "رغم أن ڤوغ العربية دأبت دائماً على الاحتفاء بنهج الشمولية، أرى أننا من أجل أن نقدم محتوى فعّالاً وهادفاً بمعنى الكلمة نحتاج إلى دعم إضافي من شخص يجسّد بذاته قيم عصرنا، ويتفهم طبيعة الصراعات القائمة، ومختلف الموضوعات التي يناقشها المجتمع في الوقت الحالي على تعدد مستوياتها". تفضلوا بالضغط على الرابط في البايو لتطالعوا البيان الكامل وتتعرفوا عن قُرب إلى منصب حليمة آدن الجديد. #ڤوغ_العربية
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 In a video posted on both Vogue Arabia's and Halima's personal account, the model  — who covered the magazine for its June 2017 issue — shared her joy over the new role.
'I'm super proud to announce that I'm joining @voguearabia as Diversity Editor at Large,' she wrote. 
'I'll be working together with the team on the promotion of topics such as human rights, race and diversity, and acceptance. I'm looking forward to teaming up with [Manuel Arnaut], the magazine's editor, to bring you content that is meaningful and relevant, based on my own personal experience.