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Indian-Canadian actress Shreya Patel has been named one of Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women.

Toronto: International artist Shreya Patel, who has been working to transform cinematic storytelling through her films, was recently named one of Canada’s 100 Most Influential Women by Women’s Executive Network for Arts, Sports, and Entertainment. She is sponsored by Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment (MLSE).

MLSE is a well-known company that owns teams such as the NBA’s Raptors and Toronto Maple Leaf ice hockey teams. The above categories celebrate women’s efforts to shape Canada’s thinking, communication, and culture.

The list published by the Women`s Executive Network includes a total of 105 names in 13 categories including Mercedes-Benz New Leaders, BMO Entrepreneurs, CIBC Executives, RBC Future Launch Leaders, and Inclusion Vanguard. Patel added another feather to her hat, recently winning Top 25 Canadian Immigrants, the only national award program honoring the achievements and inspiration of Canadian immigrants. Winners are selected from a variety of cultures, demographics, occupations, and industries. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau congratulated the winners, which included key lawmakers, the Supreme Court of Canada, entrepreneurs, artists, inventors, and more.

In addition, the City of Toronto has awarded Shreya an honorable mention in the Access, Equity and Human Rights Awards for his efforts to promote justice in the City of Toronto. A versatile artist, Shreya moved her family to Canada at the age of 11 and sought a better future. She joined several volunteer groups to help eradicate social injustices such as bullying, harassment, trafficking and discrimination against Toronto’s LGBTQ community.

Over the years, Shreya has worked to raise awareness of mental health issues and has partnered with several foreign charities such as Mother Teresa’s Orphanage and the

Make Wish India Foundation.

She has carved out a niche in the entertainment world with her unconventional selection of films and her phenomenal approach to cinema. In fact, she talked about the difficulties young people face in films such as Girl Up, and in the movie ‘Unity – #LOVESPREADS Faster than the virus’, she received favorable reviews for highlighting the differences between developing and developed countries during the COVID-19 period.

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