Kate Grant from Northern Ireland (UK) tells us about her personal experiences participating:

Speaker biography

My name is Kate Grant, I’m 21 years old , I life in N Ireland and I’m the first model  with Down Syndrome in Uk and Ireland. My passion is style and fashion. I love everything about it. I have two older brothers and one younger sister plus Dad and Mom.

I attend the local college and I’m studying Life and Living skills.

I’m very passionate about my animals. I have a dog called Pipin and two cats called Socks and Marmalade.

I’m very ambitious and have a great work ethic. I would love to become the first supermodel with Down’s syndrome and break the barriers for others like me to be included and represented in the fashion industry.

I live my “Different is what makes you beautiful”.

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