MEGAN PORMER

MEGAN PORMER

ARAB FASHION COUNCIL’S AMBASSADOR

As an actress, Megan is known for her work in Neel Kumar’s Beneath a Sea of Lights as Lucille (supporting)—to be released on Netflix. In it, she acted alongside Oscar Nominee Barkhad Abdi. Other favorite credits include: For the Birdsdirected by Tara Atashgah (short-listed for an Oscar), The Ladies Room directed by Mike Mahara, and The Purest Girls on Earth. Megan has worked as an actor for numerous Middle Eastern projects in Film and TV. An advocate for breast and ovarian cancer prevention, Megan conducted a viral, emotional interview with Star Wars-director, JJ Abrams, about screening The Force Awakens for cancer patients. As an interviewer, Megan’s distinctive charm, intellect, and compassion for her collaborators elicits genuine human connection—a rare and invaluable quality. Megan has starred in commercials for brands like Nissan, Bulgari Jewelry, Guerlain, Ovente, and Verishop. As a model, she has graced the covers of numerous magazines including Vogue Arabia, Harper’s Bazaar Turkey, and Elle Magazine Middle East alongside Elle cover girls Priyanka Chopra for India and Angelina Jolie for the U.S. She has been the face of campaigns for Michael Cinco Dubai, Timberland Middle East, Guerlain, Amato Dubai, Ipsy, and Bulgari Jewelry Middle East. The media goes crazy for Megan Pormer—a style icon, artist, model, and scientist. Megan has a loyal and targeted fan base on her social media accounts. With millions of followers, both her Instagram and Twitter accounts have been verified as a public figure in the Health & Wellness, Beauty, Film, and Fashion industries.

Megan is poised to become the first person to unite medicine and Hollywood. As an international model, actress, influencer, and doctor of biomedical engineering, Megan’s perspective is truly unique. Megan Pormer brings authenticity and glamor to the term Renaissance woman. After receiving her PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Imperial Colelge London, Megan moved to Los Angeles, California to work as an actor and model so that she can raise awareness about Cancer prevention, genetic testing, and female empowerment globally. As an actor, Megan is known for her work in Neel Kumar’s the Sea of Lights and Renegade Alliance: The Clean Up. An internationally renowned model, Megan has been the face of numerous brands including Ipsy, Michael Cinco Dubai, Guerlain, and Timberland Middle East. Megan has walked in fashion weeks all over the world—LA Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week, and Milan Fashion Week to name a few. Megan has graced the covers of Vogue Arabia, Harper’s Bazaar Turkey, Women’s Health Middle East, Cosmopolitan Middle East, and Elle Middle East. The American Influencer Association awarded Megan with the Fashionista Award in recognition of her work bringing together Western and Middle Eastern markets in the industry and pushing fashion toward technological innovation.

Medical

After fleeing Iran, Megan relocated to London, England. She received her PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Imperial College London where she began her studies at age 21. During her tenure as a PhD student, she worked extensively in preventive DNA testing for breast and ovarian cancer.

In 2015, Megan appeared on the E! Network’s Botched as an expert in genetic testing for cancer prevention. In January of 2016, Megan joined the family on Keeping Up with the Kardashians in “Fear of the Unknown,” “Non-Bon Voyage,” “Kardashian Civil War.” In the episodes, she facilitated preventive, genetic testing for Kim Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Kris Jenner, and Kanye West. In

 Megan appeared on the May 2017 cover of Women’s Health Middle East. Women’s Health recognized Megan for both her beauty and education with an interview that focused on her doctorate. As an influencer and a PhD, Megan is revolutionizing customized health, beauty, and wellness. The magazine cover was displayed on a 22-story electronic billboard in New York City’s Times Square.

An advocate for breast and ovarian cancer prevention, Megan conducted a viral, emotional interview with Star Wars-director, JJ Abrams, about screening The Force Awakens for cancer patients.

In summer 2019, represented Disruptive Technology Innovations as a Quantum Girl, an alien from Venus bringing life-sustaining science to planet Earth.

Media

In 2015, New You selected Pormer as their celebrity correspondent because of her education and advocacy in the health and wellness industry. For New You, Megan covered major red-carpet events where she interviewed and educated celebrities about preventive medicine. In 2016, Megan Pormer worked as the red-carpet correspondent for Dubai.TV that content was syndicated across all media channels in the Middle East. In November 2017, Pormer hosted the largest meet-and-greet in history at the Dubai mall. She Emceed the event in front of a crowd of 15 thousand people that gathered to meet Logan Paul. Also in 2017, Pormer covered the red carpet at Beauty Con for New You. In Summer 2019, Pormer unveiled Paris Hilton’s skincare launch in South Korea. In 2019 Beauty Con to speak at their first ever wellness panel. In June of 2019, Megan hosted the Daytime Beauty Awards where she conducted a viral interview in Farsi with model and fitness trainer, Sam Asghari.

Fashion & Modeling

Since 2017, Megan Pormer’s rise to fame and influence as a model has be meteoric. She has graced the covers of Vogue Arabia, Harper’s Bazaar Turkey, Women’s Health Middle East, Cosmopolitan Middle East, and ELLE Middle Eastalongside ELLE cover girls Priyanka Chopra for India and Angelina Jolie for the U.S. Pormer has been featured in numerous American magazines including People, Kode, Galore, and Prune.

She has been the face of campaigns for Michael Cinco Dubai, Timberland Middle East, Guerlain, Amato Dubai, Ipsy, and Bulgari Jewelry Middle East. In January 2017, Pormer competed with 2,000 other models to become the face of the skincare brand, Skinue. In December 2017, Pormer was made the face of the Turkish clothing brand, Kotton. In January of 2018, Megan modeled for Epuri Energy Drink. Later in 2018, she became the face and partner of eye-wear brand Fade Shades. From March 2019 until September of the same year, Pormer worked with Verishop as the face of the brand. In the summer of 2019, Megan Pormer appeared in an infomercial for Totalee WASH Shampoo.

In May 2019, Megan appeared in Pars Hilton’s music video, My Best Friend’s Ass, featuring Kim Kardashian.

In October 2019, the Arab Fashion Council honored Pormer with a Gold Medal alongside designer, Iris Van Herpen. At Bvlgari Resort Dubai, Pormer received the honor and was made an Ambassador to the Arab Fashion Council surrounded by media, influencers, and prominent figures in the fashion industry.

In November 2019, Tyra Banks honored Pormer with the Fashionista Award at the American Influencer Awards. Pormer’s acceptance speech took social media by storm, cementing Megan as the night’s central focus. In her speech, Megan praised innovation in design and acknowledged the ingenuity of designers merging technology and fashion.

In October 2019, Pormer was made a Contributing Editor of ELLE Arabia.

Acting

As an actress, Megan is known for her work in Neel Kumar’s Beneath a Sea of Lights as Lucille (supporting)—to be released on Netflix. In it, she acted alongside Oscar Nominee Barkhad Abdi. Other favorite credits include: For the Birds directed by Tara Atashgah (short-listed for an Oscar), The Ladies Room directed by Mike Mahara, and The Purest Girls on Earth. Megan has worked as an actor for numerous Middle Eastern projects in Film and TV.