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Mary-Ann from Kolkata is one of millions of women who represents the true diversity of beauty in India. Read her views on Real Beauty below.

Mary-Ann's story


Both outgoing and courageous, Mary-Anne thrives on exploring new culture and language and has just completed postgraduate studies in sustainable development. As well as her mother tongue, she can speak French and Arabic, and is now learning Hindi and Bengali too.

Mary-Ann is always thinking of new ways to help her local community. She also enjoys painting and photographing the city.