In the 21st century we’re impacting the Runway and making history in positive ways. Halima Aden is an example of several 1ST.
As reported on Time.com
‘Being your authentic self can break stereotypes.’
My first “first” came in high school, when I was crowned homecoming queen — no other Muslim student at my school had ever been chosen. For me to even be nominated, much less be crowned, meant so much. Students of color — especially the girls who are Muslim — saw that they could still have the American experience, and they didn’t need to conform.