We have some amazing judges for this inaugural MTC-W produced Miss World Canada event and like our productions and delegates our judging panel is exceptional and we are so happy to have them.
Terry Lee, who comes from Guangzhou, Guangdong, was born in 1974, and has over 20 years administration experience. He graduated from Guangdong University of Foreign Studies and is approved as a tutor in the MBA Education Center of Guangdong University of Foreign Studies.
Terry worked as export department manager when he was in the Guangdong foreign trade development company in 1997 and then became the founder of Welon China Ltd. Firstly in Guangzhou, as the general manager and after 9 years, set up Welon China Ltd. in Huizhou, from then on, the company has become a self-import/export enterprise which combines manufacture, sales, design and development as well as investing. The company owns several factories over Guangdong province, where they manufacture many famous brands, such as FOREVER 21, TOPSHOP, ADIDAS, HALLOWS, WINMAU etc. In 2008, Terry established two of his own brands, Winmax and One80, and in 2012, his company moved into the retail industry, opening many stores in all of the major cities in China, becoming a multi-million dollar operation.
Mark is an MBA graduate of Peking University, TEDx Shenzhen founder and speaker, CEO of WEMEI Media and Go Tek Inc.
WEMEI Media is an emerging reputed branding, marketing and advertising agency with branches in NY/LA/Toronto/China. WEMEI media also used to co-organize Kevin O’Leary, Brian Tracy’s seminar and training camp.
Mark has worked for Fortune 500 COFCO and public listed companies from Hong Kong & US for over 12 years. He has judged of China’s Next Top Model NSR national final 2016, hosted Miss Chinese Cosmos Pageant Toronto final 2015 and 2017, hosted for CCTV Chinese Spring Festival Gala overseas audition final 2015, and is the most recognized multi-lingual host in Chinese Community North America, and is the talk show host for Pingotv.
Having competed in pageantry since the age of 15, Cynthia Loewen has graced both the national and international stage. Most notably, in 2012 she placed 2nd runner-up as Canada’s representative at the Miss Face Beauty International pageant in Thailand, and in 2014 was crowned Miss Earth Canada, where she then competed at one of the world’s largest beauty competitions, Miss Earth. Loewen is an environmental advocate and has worked with organizations such as WWF Canada and Green Peace. Cynthia has a Bachelor’s of Arts and Science, and is now pursuing her Masters of Science. She is a newlywed and currently runs her own fashion and lifestyle website: cynthialoewenblog.com
Joan Kelly Walker is your modern day renaissance woman. From humble beginnings growing up in Saskatchewan, she vivaciously learned from a young age the power of goal-oriented hard work in the name of making a difference. Without being afraid to roll-up her sleeves; Joan translated her insatiable love of reading and storytelling and crafted, over time what would become her sensational career in the media. Spanning from writing as a journalist to broadcasting, hosting, producing and voice-overs, Joan fluidly excelled at translating her messages across all media avenues. Many of these opportunities started local in Toronto but have taken her all over Canada and USA.
Loving the camera, Joan found her calling being able to communicate stories that mattered, hence the beginning of her philanthropic work. She wanted to articulate to the world that philanthropy is beyond just signing cheques; it’s about the process of creating sustainable change through education and love. It is about changing lives, including your own.
Ward Anderson is one of the busiest entertainers working today. He is one-half of the talk radio program “Ward & Al”, heard weekdays on SiriusXM satellite radio, as well as host of his own TV talk show, “Offstage with Ward Anderson”. Featuring interviews with entertainers about life in show business, “Offstage with Ward Anderson” is seen on Bell Fibe throughout Canada and Amazon Prime around the world. In 2017, Anderson’s award-winning TV comedy special Kind of, Sort of Grown-Up will be released internationally and in North America. Besides contributing to several men’s magazines as a fashion and style writer, Anderson is also an author. His two novels, I’ll Be Here All Week and All That’s Left, are available wherever books are sold.
Bianca Teixera is a writer based in Toronto and has written for numerous outlets like Sharp Magazine, S/ Magazine, BeautyDesk, Sportsnet, and FASHION Magazine. Bianca loves warm places, wearing all black and eating tons of junk food then crying about it at the gym. She can usually be found taking selfies with her dog Freddy, which he hates.
Bahar is one of Canada’s most sought after beauty experts in the industry today. With 10+ years of experience as an editor, TV personality and make-up artist, she has established herself as the go-to authority for all things beauty, grooming and lifestyle. Bahar is widely recognized as an on-air expert appearing on several network shows including Cityline (City), The Morning Show (Global), The Marilyn Denis Sh
ow (CTV), CTV Morning Live Ottawa, CTV Morning Live Atlantic, CTV Morning Live Vancouver, CTV Morning Live Calgary, CHCH Morning Live, Global Morning Halifax, Global Morning Montreal and Breakfast Television Calgary.
Combining all her skills, Bahar has worked with The Globe and Mail to create and host the “Beauty Basics” series of how-to videos focusing on techniques and beauty trends. She also wrote the popular weekly “Beauty Q&A” column in the Saturday style section for the paper. Bahar was the Editor-in-Chief of Beauty Desk and was instrumental in launching the website, which caters to the 35+ female demographic. Most recently, Bahar was appointed Grooming Editor for CHROME Magazine, a brand new Men’s Lifestyle Magazine. Her expertise and advice have appeared in various publications, including TheKit.ca, ANOKHI Magazine, Walmart Live Better Magazine, Canadian Hairdresser Magazine, Yahoo! Canada, and many more. She has also been recognized by The Huffington Post Canada as one of the top “Canadian Beauty Insiders On Twitter To Follow. With her experience, knowledge and influence, Bahar has become an in demand brand ambassador and has partnered with major companies on several campaigns including Shoppers Drug Mart, Coppertone, Dyson, The Body Shop, Dove, Johnson & Johnson, Nivea, Clairsonic and Tria, among others.
Erwyn is a fashion photographer based near Toronto where he lives on a working horse farm. His love for nature and natural light is often apparent in his photos as he lets his surroundings control what he does. His ability to put models at ease and draw moving expression and emotion from them at the same time has made him a favourite. Coming from a background as a sketch artist Erwyn has brought that artistic talent into photoshop; honing it, and mastering it, allowing him to use it as a medium to complete his vision while keenly paying attention to details that some may overlook. It is in this way his photos not only capture a model at his or her full level of aesthetic, but also capture the soul.
Maureen brings to the table over 20 years in the modelling and acting field and her obvious flair for fashion . Maureen is very diversified a prior drag racer owner of an employment agency and now expanding her love for animals to her new venture mo’s pet patrol babysitting animals in the comfort of her own home. Maureen is a breast cancer survivor of over 20 years and coaches individuals who are experiencing chemotherapy and radiation, her love for teenagers and seniors makes her passion unique. Words of wisdom to all of our delegates. “no objections only solutions”.
Angeline McDonald is the owner of “Bells & Bows Bridal Centre” in Lethbridge Alberta, an accomplished businesswoman she is one of Canada’s premier supplier of pageant, graduation and bridal gowns. She has been in the bridal industry for over 20 years. “Bells & Bows Bridal Centre” has become a leader in providing cutting edge fashion with unbeatable service since 1985. Angeline was the official wedding planner for Wedding Wish 2008-09 (Global TV), and the winner of “Best of the Best for 2017 Bridal Centre” for Southern Alberta. Numerous awards have been given to “Bells & Bows Bridal Centre” for their participation and support of the Off-Campus Education Program and work experience programs within the store and a proud sponsor of Leaders of Tomorrow.