'I want to empower girls': Student's hopes of being Britain's first black plus-size supermodel after winning High Street fashion competition

She's always been a high achiever academically and now 22-year-old student Philomena Kwao is hoping to excel out of the classroom as Britain's first black plus-size model.

The self-confessed economics geek beat thousands of other hopefuls in a nationwide contest run by curvy clothing brand Evans in conjunction with Models 1 and Style369.com.

She has since starred in numerous fashion features including a beach-inspired shoot in this month's Cosmopolitan magazine.

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