Adesuwa Aighewi is a model and film maker. She is remarkable in many ways. A teenage prodigy who won an internship at NASA, she is the daughter of a Nigerian father and a Chinese / Thai mother, both environmental scientists.She grew up mostly in Nigeria, moving to the US she was 13, and enrolled at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore to read chemistry. She began modelling when she moved to NY a few years later, and works regularly with several influential brands including Alexander Wang, Vogue, Chanel, Dior, Love, Michael Kors, and iD magazine, for whom she is a contributing editor. She is soon to launch her Legacy Project, an online market place she is spearheading that celebrates and delivers African art and craftsmanship to a global audience.