From climbing the corporate ladder to surviving a civil war, Aprelle Duany’s life has been a series of hurdles and triumphs. Coupling her IT analyst experience and a Summa Cum Laude Accessories Design degree, Duany launched APRELLEDUANY in 2014, inspired by her experience in Africa, the journey of life, and a fascination with luxury. Aprelle Duany describes herself as a nerd who adores fashion. Duany served as the CEO of KikoRomeo, one of the leading East African fashion houses. Previous to her role at KikoRomeo, Duany held positions as an IT auditor at PriceWaterhouseCoopers and a Communication Specialist at the World Bank. Additionally, Duany is the Co-Founder of The American School of South Sudan.
Aprelle Duany holds a B.S. in Info Tech, a M.S. in New Media, a M.S. in Info Management, and an A.S. in Accessories Design from Syracuse University and the Fashion Institute of Technology.