Nominated for the award: Philanthropy
Company: Cancer Warrior Foundation Canada
Biography: In the last two years Navneet Sharma has helped raise $70,000 to support Breast Research for the Hamilton Health Science Foundation. A TV Host and a Hockey Mother of two from Milton was diagnosed with breast cancer two years ago. She proudly went bald as she underwent rigorous treatments such as chemotherapy, surgeries and radiotherapy. Cancer Warrior is an initiative to raise awareness and reduce the stigma of breast cancer through the education of symptoms as well as treatments. Navneet believes there is no better remedy than family, friends and the community which is why it is key to build yourself a wall of companions to stand by you through adversity. Navneet hopes to provide inspiration for those who come after her though this movement. Navneet has completed over 100 episodes with inspirational women from all around Toronto and the GTA area to share stories of hope through her TV Show.