Georgie Badiel is a top fashion model, having modeled for Oscar de la Renta, Ralph Rucci, Zang Toi, Marc Jacobs, Jean-Paul Gaultier, and a host of others. In 2004 she was crowned Miss Africa. Georgie is a native of Burkina Faso and has started her own non-profit, The Georgie Badiel Foundation, which helps dig wells in Burkina Faso and teaches natives of that country how to maintain the wells. Georgie is the author of "The Water Princess," a children's book published by Penguin Books.