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Top Model & Founder of Funtasia Enterprise

Elisa Sednaoui Dellal is an Italian, French, Egyptian social entrepreneur. Raised between Europe and Egypt, and now living in the USA, Elisa’s passion for education, cultural exchange and integration inspired her to start Funtasia Enterprise. Through its Nonprofit arm Funtasia Impact, underserved communities around the world are granted access to the Funtasia Educational Approach. Most recently, Elisa has become a bestselling author. “Nessuno Può Farti Star Male Senza Il Tuo Permesso”, the first book she co-wrote with Paolo Borzacchiello, through cognitive behavioral tools supports the building of self-esteem, self-awareness and confidence in the interactions with others.

A muse for Karl Lagerfeld and Christian Louboutin, Elisa has fronted numerous campaigns for Chanel, Giorgio Armani, Lancôme, Ralph Lauren, Roberto Cavalli as well as the covers of renowned publications Vogue, Elle, Glamour and Marie Claire. Elisa made her debut acting in the French cult movie Bus Palladium and has appeared in various international films. She became the Godmother of the Venice Film Festival in 2015 and she participated before in the FFFMILANO competition with a short film she directed for the launch of Vogue Arabia starring Elie Saab.