About Liya Kebede
Liya Kebede is an actress, model and internationally recognized designer. In March 2011, she starred in the film Desert Flower, an adaptation of model Waris Dirie's autobiography by Sherry Hormann. She also appeared in The Good Shepherd and Lord of War. She also stars alongside Freida Pinto in Jean-Jacques Annaud's Black Gold. Liya always looks fascinatingly beautiful on the red carpet.
Liya founded the Liya Kebede Association which endeavors to reduce mother and child mortality and to improve living conditions for mothers and children across the world. The Association works in close collaboration with other highly respected bodies such as UNICEF, the White Ribbon Alliance, Women Helping Others and the Fistula Foundation and relays the international support with local work. Liya is also an Advisory Member of the Mothers' Day Every Day campaign.