Discover Marilyn Mensah. A refreshing and inspiring portrait from the Ghanaian youth of France. Of a discreet nature, Marilyn stands out for her natural beauty and her innate class. Graduated from a Paris-based Business School, she studied in the United States where she spent time in San Diego and New York.
She is now Marketing Project Manager in Paris. MARILYN MENSAH Originally from the city of Les Mureaux in the Yvelines, this young art enthusiast likes to visit art galleries, exhibitions and music festivals. It is therefore natural that she joined Ashanti Records since 2016 which is an association that promotes all forms of art .
The dual French and Ghanaian culture is an asset according to her because it allows her to have an international vision of the world, an open mind and enrich both cultures. Marilyn describes herself as a gourmande person, besides, she is keen on French gastronomie and her favorite dish is the gratin Dauphinois.
From Ghana, she retains rich culture and history. Her favorite Ghanaian dish is Waakye, a dish made with rice and black beans with a tomato sauce whose recipe is often passed from mother to daughter in Ghanaian households.
“For my part, I consider being from the diaspora an asset. Indeed, I have an open mind and a vision of the world that is unique to me and which is turned towards the international. ”
Below is a non-exhaustive list of people who are inspired by their Ghanaian heritage and international renown.
Virgil Abloh Artistic Director at Louis Vuitton
Edward Enninful Editor-in-Chief of Vogue Uk
Ozwald Boateng couturier UK who was Creative Director at Givenchy
Writer Yaa Gyasi among others…
Originaire de la ville des Mureaux dans les Yvelines, cette jeune passionnée d’art aime visiter les galeries d’arts, les expositions et les festivals de musique.
« Pour ma part, je considère le fait d’être issue de la diaspora comme un atout. En effet, j’ai une ouverture d’esprit et une vision du monde qui m’est propre et qui est tourné vers l’international. »
Virgil Abloh Directeur Artistique chez Louis Vuitton
Edward Enninful Rédacteur en chef de Vogue Uk
Ozwald Boateng couturier UK qui a été Creative Director chez Givenchy
Écrivaine Yaa Gyasi entre autres..