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Guest Speaker Leah den Bok

September 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Topic: Humanizing the Homeless

September 12, 2024, 10:30-11:30

Leah is a 22-year-old Canadian photographer and author. Since the age of 13, she has been mentored by Joel Sartore, a National Geographic photographer and Fellow. For the past three years, she has been travelling, with her dad, to cities throughout North America to photograph people experiencing homelessness and record their stories. In July 2017, CBC’s The National aired a mini-documentary about Leah. Most recently, she has been interviewed by the BBC, Global News, The Toronto Star, CBC radio, CBC’s The Goods, Chatelaine, and Toronto Life, to name just a few. In September 2017, she spoke to 40,000 people at the Air Canada Centre for the WE Day and WE Family events, sharing the stage with such dignitaries as Prince Harry and the former Secretary General to the UN. She was invited to exhibit her work and speak at the Women of the World 2018 festival in Australia. Leah lives in Collingwood, Ontario with her parents, Tim and Sara, and her brother, Daniel.


September 12
10:30 am - 11:30 am
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