Asalah Youssef is an 18 year old photographer, environmentalist, social entrepreneur and well-being advocate. She is a strong believer of using business as a force for good and is passionate about advocating for youth involvement in activism and social entrepreneurship. She has been written about and interviewed by The National Post, The Globe & Mail, CTV, Breakfast Television and MTV. She is passionate about photography and using it to spark questions and create change. Her work was exhibited in Fort Langley as part of the photo project, ‘This Is Kwantlen’. She was a finalist for the second year in the Chesterfields photography competition at Canada’s premiere photography space, The Polygon Gallery in North Vancouver and has had her work exhibited in the Ryerson University Image Arts Centre. Her most recent body of work titled, 'Screenshots of Home' documents people virtually around the world in their homes during quarantine. At school Asalah passionately leads the Green Team and Mindfulness Group and is always looking for new projects to work on with her peers. When she is not promoting social entrepreneurship, well-being & activism or practicing photography, Asalah enjoys exploring the beautiful unceded land of the Katzie First Nation she is grateful to reside on. She actively advocates for sustainability, self care and environmentalism and is always striving to make positive changes in her everyday life whilst also encouraging others to do the same.
Presenting TEDx talk titled "Youth, the world need to hear you. Here's how."