Fatima Siad is a Somali-Ethiopian fashion model. She placed third on America's Next Top Model, Cycle 10.
Height: 5ft, 9.5in
Hair & Eyes: Black
Born in Mogadishu, Somalia to a Somali mother and an Ethiopian father, Fatima grew up in Somalia with her mother and two sisters. Her parents divorced at a young age. She underwent female genital cutting when she was seven years old. Her two sisters were killed by the Somali army during the civil war.
After her sisters’ deaths, Fatima and her mother fled to the U.S. when she was 13 for safety. While in high school she participated in the Boston University Upward Bound program.
She was a Posse Scholar and went to Bryn Mawr College in 2004. She transferred to New York University to study pre-med and political science. She eventually transferred back to Bryn Mawr College and is currently working to finish her education.
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