Christiana Sia Johnson is a 23-year-old, goal-oriented, competitive, and driven young woman. Born and raised in a small town in Kono district, eastern region of Sierra Leone, Christiana comes from a nuclear family. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) from Njala University in Sierra Leone and is certified and licensed by the Sierra Leone Nurse’s State Board, making her a qualified nursing officer working at the Bo Government Hospital in Bo District, southern region of Sierra Leone.
From a young age, Christiana’s natural talent for modeling was evident, and with her curiosity and determination, she pursued her passion. Her dedication paid off when she competed and won the Miss Njala University crown in 2019. Additionally, Christiana served as the social secretary of the Njala University Nursing Association (NUNA) paramedical. She also achieved the title of Miss Sierra Leone 1st runner up in 2019. Christiana is a passionate advocate for female reproductive health, specifically addressing the critical issue of obstetric fistula. Witnessing firsthand the profound impact of obstetric fistula on women’s lives, she has dedicated herself to breaking the silence surrounding this condition and working towards its prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation. As the founder of the Community Awareness Rehabilitation Centre (CAR-C) based in Kono district, Christiana collaborates with local organizations and medical missions to support women affected by obstetric fistula. CAR-C is a non-governmental and nonprofit health and wellness facility primarily focused on ending obstetric fistula. Through CAR-C, Christiana provides access to life-changing surgeries, medical care, and emotional support for affected women. Additionally, she empowers them through skills training in areas such as soap making, tailoring, and Garra tie-dying.