This week we’ve interviewed none other than who’s a fashion and beauty blogger, Prince’s Trust digital ambassador, “Young Achiever” award winner and a body positivity speaker, who has covered the topic both on BBC Three and This Morning. Oh, and last year, she was invited to parliament to partake in a round-table discussion alongside Gateshead College to talk about education equality. Talk about being a superwoman.
But it hasn’t all been smooth sailing for Katie. In her own words, this whole journey began online when “she started writing about equality and diversity after realising that the beauty industry featured no one like her. A girl who was born with a facial disfigurement and didn’t fit the mould of a typical influencer at the time.”
Katie has Cystic Hygroma – a rare facial condition that has caused it disfigurement and has had to have many corrective surgeries, that had to be privately fundraised. From an early age, she was in the media due to the complex nature of her condition and nowadays, she’s still in the media, but mostly for all of her successes.
So, with that, we wanted to interview Katie about her story. Read on to find out what she had to say…