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Founder CEO Afro Fashion Week Milan & Black Carpet Awards

In 2015 Michelle founded Afro Fashion Association, a cultural association of fashion with a satellite location in Cameroon, Ruanda and Ghana. Today, Afro Fashion Association has more than eighty members and holds an invaluable database of more than 1000 Afro Fashion designers from all over the world.

Michelle is a talent scout of excellence for the present and future Afro
designers in Italy and abroad and an expert creator of events such as the Afro Fashion Week Mian, Afro Walk Milan, Meet our Designers, which she has directed since 2015.

In February 2023, in conjunction with Milan Fashion Week, the Afro Fashion Association launched the first edition of the Black Carpet Awards, an awards gala celebrating the change-makers who are building a more diverse and inclusive future.