Social Activist of the year 2016

Ania Krosinska, born in Gliwice Poland, is a former chess champion and international cover model-actress. After studying forensic science and criminology at the University of Toronto she has since become an artist, a passionate philanthropist, a humanitarian activist, real estate agent and entrepreneur.

Her modelling presence the world over has given Ania a voice for people without one. She gained global recognition with headlines and magazine covers after a controversial photoshoot featuring Ania wearing a “Je Suis Charlie” shirt, displaying her fierce support for the fight against terrorism in honour of Charlie Hebdo and for the protection of freedom of speech after the horrific incident in Pari

Ania has co-founded a nonprofit organization called “Heroes in Black” that targets at-risk homeless youths. She’s also involved with the “Rally for Kids with Cancer”, an organization that has raised over 15 million dollars towards Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto. She is extremely active in her community and her heart is drawn to the less fortunate. In her professional life, aside from her modelling, she is also an agent at Milborne Real Estate Inc, specializing in pre-construction condominium projects across the GTA and working with top builders in Canada.