Leah den Bok is an acclaimed fashion and portrait photographer who dedicated herself to capturing the stories and images of people experiencing homelessness. Since 2015, she has travelled to major cities worldwide, including Toronto, New York, and Los Angeles, to document the struggles of those affected by homelessness for her project, Humanizing The Homeless. Through her work, Leah aims to humanize and raise awareness of homelessness.

Her powerful images and stories have been compiled in a book series titled "Nowhere to Call Home--Photographs and Stories of People Experiencing Homelessness," She donates 100% of her profits from her books and exhibits to local homeless shelters.

Leah's work has garnered worldwide attention and featured in major media outlets such as the BBC, CBS, and Vogue Italia. She has also exhibited and spoken at prominent events such as ARTWALK New York 2017, the Women of the World 2018 festival in Brisbane, and the She Talks events in Ontario.

Leah has received numerous awards, including the BMFA’s Murray Clerkson Award and the IDRF Youth Leadership Award in 2018, the Ascend Pan-Asian Leaders Rising Star and an Honourable Mention in the International Photography Awards in 2020, and the Josko Rosenwirth Scholarship from Sheridan College in 2022. She was also a finalist in Nonfiction & Social Change at the International Book Awards and received a Kirkus Star for Nowhere to Call Home in 2022. Most recently, she earned a Certificate of Recognition from CFUW Orillia in 2024.





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