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8 Models Who Do More Than Fashion

With the influx of inspiring movements aimed at shattering beauty myths and standards about women, the term 'role model' is expanding to include a variety of individuals.

Supermodels tend to be the fixation of many for their incredible looks that command attention on runways worldwide, but it's rare for these models to be spotlighted for their initiatives, hobbies and other projects they pursue off the runway.

From charitable work to business ventures, check out these eight supermodels in the gallery above who have created a name for themselves beyond the fashion sphere. 

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