Meet Tanya! Your local brown girl who hails from the motherland. Tanya strives to show girls like herself, there is nothing wrong in chasing your dreams, especially when those dreams lay within an industry that is image conscious and at times pretentious such as Fashion and Modelling. While continuing her own career in Modelling and Styling, Tanya founded an inclusive collective… Read more »

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Meet Navi Gill. She’s an ancient soul living in the modern world, working as an Ayurveda practitioner, yoga teacher, holistic wellness educator and entrepreneur. Navi has been learning and practicing the healing arts for the last seven years. Her world is being immersed in wellness, higher vibrational living and reviving ancestral wisdom for the present day, especially connecting women… Read more »

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Meet the mother/daughter duo that tend to throw paint on anything and everything. These two indian-born creatives make art pieces in various mediums such as oil paints, watercolors, fabric paints to ceramics & art pieces made out of natural materials. Their company Paint2Paper Studios is an embodiment of everything they’re inspired by, such as our beautiful… Read more »

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Meet Jasmin Kaur. A spoken word artist, illustrator and educator living on unceded Sto:lo First Nations territory. This means that the land she was born and lives upon was taken through colonial violence from the Indigenous communities that have lived here long before Canada was ever a concept. Growing up in a community – and a world… Read more »

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Meet Ayesha. A Certified BCRPA Personal Trainer, a Precision Nutrition Coach, a Fit-4-Two Pre and Post Natal certified coach, and also a soon to-be Vegetarian Nutrition coach via Alive Academy. She is a private personal trainer and referral based coach who works one-on-one with women in order to better focus on their individual needs and… Read more »

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Karolina Turek Photography | Hair + Makeup: Gorgeous Glow Studios Meet the oh-so-talented Mesha Toor. A professional Actor, Model, Fashion Show Director and the Founder of Model Mechanisms, an Academy that provides private and group coaching sessions for aspiring Models, Actors, Brides and Entertainers. Tell us about the path you took to get to where you are… Read more »

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Meet Jasmine Garcha. She is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, a Health and Lifestyle Blogger, and the founder of Holistic Jazz—a platform dedicated to creating awareness about chronic health conditions, mental illness, food intolerances and holistic wellness. Basically, “All that Holistic Jazz”! She’s passionate about creating awareness and educating others on thriving through a holistic lifestyle. Jasmine… Read more »

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Can you believe it’s almost the end of summer? Connect face-to-face with a group of like-minded South Asian women at our upcoming mingler. Our community is made up of successful, motivated and passionate women from various industries and walks of life with one common belief: that investing in themselves and in other women is good business. Eat, drink and… Read more »

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Meet Kirn Gill, a talented artist. Kirn Gill paints landscapes and floral paintings mostly in acrylic paint. Her work can be found at a number of shops in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland. She also creates custom paintings for her clients. Tell us about the path you took to get to where you are today.What advice would you… Read more »

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On behalf of the WE FOR SHE organizing committee (Sukhi Ghuman, Kuljit Sandhu, Jasmine Garcha, Korine Deol, Riya Khanna) we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for contributing to the success of Be Your Own Best Friend (BYOBF) Network’s WE FOR SHE Conference on May 16, 2018. We are thrilled at how the… Read more »

      Abubakar Khan, Actor and Podcast Host   Abubakar Khan is a young American, Canadian, Pakistani muslim. He is the founder of The Chosen Khan. An online platform that highlights diversity, interfaith and creative dialogue. He is the chairman of Social Sport, a charity that helps to integrate refugee youth through the power… Read more »

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Be Your Own Best Friend Network is proud to present WE FOR SHE in partnership with Minerva Foundation and the Women’s Enterprise Centre on May 16, 2018 at Khalsa Secondary School for all students in grades 10 -12 within the Surrey School District. Find inspiration at WE FOR SHE, a day where Surrey School District high… Read more »

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