About

 

SHORT: Cameron is a model, writer, and organizer. Her work leverages CREATIVE COLLABORATION and COLLECTIVE STORYTELLING to facilitate evolution.

LONG: Cameron has spent the last sixteen years working as a model for clients like Prada, Calvin Klein, Victoria’s Secret, H&M, Vogue and Elle. With over 24 million views and counting, she gave one of the top ten most popular TED talks of all time on the power of image. She's the cofounder and one of the lead organizers behind Model Activist (aka Model Mafia), a growing network of over 200 fashion models building community and power, striving for a more equitable, just, sustainable industry and world. 

She is the recipient of the 2018 Harpers Bazaar Women of the Year Award, the GCFA’s Changemaker Award, and she was nominated for a Shorty Award for her work organizing models to expose systemic sexual harassment and abuse in fashion. She has twice been named model of the year (humanitarian and social media star) by models.com, provider of the industry’s most influential model rankings. Her work has been recognized by the New York Times, The Guardian, Vogue, Glamour, Refinery 29, i-D, NYMag, Business Insider, The Telegraph, CNN, NPR, and ABC. In 2012 she graduated with honors from Columbia University with a degree in economics and political science.

She's currently finishing work on a book about fashion, intuition, and power.

Cameron Russell