Monday, April 12, 2010

TRENDS helps girls become great role models

There is a sad lack of good role models for teens in today’s world – or is there? An upcoming conference featuring former Miss Canada Nazanin Afshin-Jam aims to show young women that they still exist.

The Vancouver chapter of Teens Reacting Effectively aNd Discovering Style (TRENDS) is organizing a conference entitled “Beauty with a Purpose”. The conference aims to showcase the need for true inner and outer beauty in our world today. The keynote speaker will be Nazanin Afshin-Jam, an international human rights activist, singer/songwriter, actor, former Miss World Canada, President and co-founder of "Stop Child Executions" – and role model par excellence.

The conference takes place at the Richmond campus of Kwantlen Polytechnic University, May 13, 2010, at 7pm.

For more information on TRENDS, please visit

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