Tyra Banks to teach business class at top US university

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Tyra Banks to Teach Business Class at Stanford University

Tyra Banks is trading the catwalk for the classroom.

The former host of America's Next Top Model will teach students at Stanford University in California next May.

Tyra, 42, will serve as a guest lecturer for two weeks for a class on creating and protecting a personal brand.

The school says about 25 graduate students will receive instruction from the model on how to use media to showcase their business acumen and handle press exposure as a business leader.

Tyra Banks

The class will culminate with the students sharing their personal brands with the public through video platforms.

Tyra launched a beauty line in 2014.