Indo-Canadian actress Shreya Patel named one of Canada’s “100 Most Powerful Women” | Global

Indo-Canadian actress Shreya Patel, who has worked to change the cinematic narrative with her films, was recently honored as one of Canada’s “100 Most Powerful Women” by the Women’s Executive Network in the Arts, Sports category. and entertainment sponsored by Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment, according to an emailed press release to India-West. MLSE has teams like the NBA Raptors and the Toronto Maple Leafs hockey team.

The category in which Patel was honored recognizes the efforts of women to shape Canadian thought, communication and culture.

The list, published by the Women’s Executive Network, includes 105 names in 13 different categories, he noted.

Patel was also recently named the winner of the Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award, the only national awards program that celebrates the accomplishments of inspiring Canadian immigrants. In addition, the City of Toronto gave him an honorable mention in their Access, Equity and Human Rights Awards for his work in favor of equity in the city.

A multi-talented artist, Patel moved to Canada with his family at the age of 11 in search of a better and brighter future. She has joined several volunteer groups and contributed to the elimination of social injustices, including bullying, harassment, human trafficking, discrimination against Toronto’s LGBTQ community and more.

Over the years, the actress has worked to raise awareness about mental health issues and has been associated with several overseas charities such as Mother Teresa Orphanage and Make A Wish Foundation India.

In the world of entertainment, Patel has carved out a niche for himself with his choice of ready-made films, especially to speak out about the problems faced by young people, through his films like “Girl Up”, as well. that by highlighting the disparities between emerging countries and developed countries during COVID-19 through his film, ‘Unity – #LOVESPREADS Faster Than Virus’.

Now she’s busy with her mock-documentary-style series “Layla is Relevant,” which will highlight how social media can harm mental health as Gen Z seeks validation online rather than watching online. inside, the press release notes.

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