Waridi is a former top model who now is committed to making a difference through her company, I-Magine, a company dedicated to imagining, and fulfilling the impossible. the company is dedicated to promoting awareness of HIV/AIDS among children and teenagers in Germany, and supporting developing projects in Kenya to help AIDS/HIV infected people become self-sufficient.
Waridi worked for UNICEF, and a charity project called “Afrikaherz” in Berlin before founding her company, so philanthropy is a big part of her mission. She recently hosted the Festival for African Fashion and Arts (FAFA) and it was well attended by Paris based designers Alphadi of Niger, Imane Ayissi of Cameroun and Paul Herve Elizabeth of Martinique, as well as Pathe’O of Ivory Coast, Tribe of Ghana, Modela Couture of Nigeria, and Espace Fagueye of Senegal. Local Kenyan design talent included Moo Cow, KooRoo, Sally Karago, John Kaveke, and KikoRomeo.
To learn more about her, visit her website.