Leah is a Fashion, Beauty and Portrait Photographer. For the past six years, she has been traveling to cities throughout the world, such as Toronto, New York, Washington D.C., and Brisbane, photographing people experiencing homelessness and recording their stories. She recently signed a contract with Europe Books to publish volume four of her book series entitled Nowhere to Call Home--Photographs and Stories of People Experiencing Homelessness.
In the summer of 2017, CBC's 'The National' aired a documentary about Leah's photography and stories of people experiencing homelessness. Since then, her work has attracted worldwide attention. She has been interviewed by such media outlets as the BBC, CBS, CTV, the Toronto Star, Vogue Italia, Toronto Life, Chatelaine, and the Corriere Della Sera in Italy.
Leah attended, by invitation, ARTWALK NY 2017 and the Women of the World 2018 festival in Brisbane, Australia, where she exhibited and spoke. In 2017 she was invited to speak, along with Prince Harry and Kofi Annan, the former Secretary General to the U.N., at the Air Canada Centre for the WE Day and WE Family events where she addressed 40,000 people. She has been a keynote speaker at the annual She Talks events in Cambridge and Muskoka.
Leah has won several awards, including the IDRF Youth Impact Award 2018, Murray Clerkson Award 2019, SNAP Photo Competition 2020, and the Ascend Rising Star of the Year Award 2020.
“If you judge people you don't have time to love them”
- Mother Theresa