Soul Sister G
Nominated for the award: Fashion and Style
Position: Multi-Talent/ Fashion Coordinator
Biography: GiZELLA brands herself as MULTi-TALENT as she welcomes new projects and has taken on many roles throughout the years. GiZELLA has contributed in the Fashion and Events Industry as an Editorial/Runway Model, Creative Director, Makeup Artist, Co-Hosted for an Online Magazine covering Canada Philippine Fashion Week and Beauties of Asia Pageant. In 2016, GiZELLA has had the privilege to participate in backstage operations at Toronto Fashion Week, Fall Collections. Throughout the week, she was also a Fashion Brand Ambassador assisting all VIP guests, media, sponsors as they enter the Fashion Environment. Later that year she was an Artist Coordinator for Serendipity Fashion Show showcasing for the first time at KothuFest 2016 Toronto and Mississauga Fashion Week Designers. Last year, GiZELLA was a VIP relations ambassador and assistant coordinator in for INFAME fashion and talent acquisition divisions. By mid year she was involved with Coordinating the Iranian Wedding Show (Aroose Toronto) with International Make-Up Artist Sahar Haji. This opened the doors for her to mentoring the ladies of the Miss Persian Awards about Catwalk Choreography Not only is GiZELLA involved in the Arts but she is on a pursuit of personal growth and is constantly striving to better herself in order to make a positive impact in this world. Utilizing her skills to give back to the community is very important to her and as a result she has participated in numerous charity based productions such as the fundraising event for The Scarborough Hospital Foundation and ‘Fashion Against Poverty’ annual charity fashion show founded by Hands of a Hero Foundation; a registered non-profit organization that concentrates on transforming the lives of less fortunate children in Canada and Ghana, West Africa. Today, She speaks on stages about her journey of overcoming insecurities with the help of the Fashion Industry... in particular because of the wonderful talented artists she has collaborated throughout the years. Her goal now is to represent the importance of a beautiful mind as beauty in her opinion is skin deep....after all, "what you see on the outside is just makeup that eventually washes off, Embrace Your True Self" She says.