Leah den Bok 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., Los Angelos, and Brisbane, photographing people experiencing homelessness and recording their stories for her project Humanizing The Homeless. Leah's goals with this project are to humanize people experiencing homelessness and shine spotlight on the problem of homelessness. The work from this project has been compiled in a book series entitled Nowhere to Call Home--Photographs and Stories of People Experiencing Homelessness. Leah donates 100% of the profits she makes from her books and exhibits of her work to local homeless shelters.

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 den Bok 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

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