Anita Kubie: Stepping Forward in Faith

For Anita Dawn Chantelle Kubie, "there are two choices in life, you either step forward in faith as in power or you step backwards into fear"

She conqured her own fears and by so doing, went a long way in proving that sometimes overcoming those debilitating fears is a sure step towards greatness! Her modelling career bares testament to that!
Kubie has been a professional model for well over 16 years now and has taken home many a crown, graced a lot of runways, magazines, videos, photoshoots and has also been brand ambassador to quite a number of products/companies, among those being Carex.
Currently signed under 106 Agency in Harare, the model, who also happens to be an Executive Personnel Assistant and mother of 2 described modelling as her life and passion.
"I was actually 14 years old when I started modellling, having been inspired by my aunty who was a professional model at the time. It is safe to say that it has virtually been my life since then and what a wonderful journey it has been!", said Anita.

The Bulawayo-born but Harare-based model has strutted her stuff on runway shows such as The Matabeleland Fashion Week, Top Model Fashion Week and Latin lingerie to mention but a few and put herself on the map with peagents like Miss Bulawayo, Miss legacy Zimbabwe 2017 (1st princess), Miss Valentine's Zimbabwe 2018 (Queen).
We asked Kubie, which one of these she holds dearest,
"That would be Miss Bulawayo (2004), which so happened to be my very first crowning. I was only 14 at the time but I took home the crown.
"It’s most special to me because I remember one of the questions I was asked being, 'What is your greatest fear?' and my response was 'WINNING', of course!", she said.

Looking at her accomplishments alone, one would be tempted to think that if there ever was a secret to modelling, she would have at least an idea about it.
"The secret in modeling is not being perfect. What one needs is a face that people can define in a second. You have to be given what’s needed by God as nature and to bring something new.
"You have to start dreaming before you can achieve anything. I have dreamt and achieved! People convince themselves that they will have time for their dreams in the future but there is never a better time than the present", said Kubie.

Apart from modelling, Anita is heavily involved in a number of charitable causes that seek to make a positive change in the lives of those who are less-fortunate.
"I am an ambassador for Xeroderma Pigmentosum kids who suffer from cancer.
"Besides that I also would want to open a community center for the underprivileged, especially the street kids. Setting up a food center to feed those who live in the street is a good place to start so I am currently sourcing for donations for both of these initiatives", she said.

There's a famous quote that says, all we can ever be and should strive for, is to be better versions of our own selves (or something along those lines) and the stunning model agrees.
"I just want to be the best version of Me that I can be. I also want to be in a position to give back to my own community in any way that I can.
"Having the power of social media does I think, just looking at how many people care about you and how many people like, want to watch what you are doing, it makes you really want to do the best you can do", said Anita Kubie.