Ashley Okoli is a 19 year old Nigerian model. She is an Instagram influencer and the CEO of Sillet by Ash. Over the past few years, she has been involved in several national and international movements that have placed her in the front seat among Nigerian social and digital influencers.
Okoli uses her style and trends in fashion to reach her target audience, by prompting her followers to engage with the positivity of her brand and style. Ashley is also a designer and has developed a strong community for herself to push her brand and other brands affiliated with her.
She has been recognised as one among the few Nigerian young people that are making an impact in their community and the world around them. Okoli doesn’t just push her brands, she also runs a vlog where she talks about a variety of world issues and where she shares her opinions. She advocates for the inclusion of women in everyday social and economic activities and encourages girls to follow their dreams.
The creative industry is a sector that encompasses expressions in art and film to fashion and architecture. It is one of the most rapidly growing sectors globally and social media has allowed creators widen the reach of their message. VS50 merits the achievements of futurists that have inspired us through street culture, film and art and pushed our imagination through design and creative content.