About bernie


to be African | to be woman | to be creative | to be fashionable | to be intelligible | to be imara


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Bernie Mshana, a womanist by passion, an entrepreneur by circumstance and an artist by trade, is an International Studies with a concentration on African Studies scholar at Trinity College. Her passions for Africa, Feminism, Development and Human Centered design informs her goal of becoming an Afro-Feminist Fashion Entrepreneur who's work will economically and socially empower African women. As she completes her final year at Trinity College, Bernie is documenting and reflecting on her journey as a Black Female International Student on her blog imara by Bernie Mshana on her domain berniemshana.com.