ANIA BASAK O N E OF THE MOST INFLUENTIA L WO MEN IN FA S H ION & BEAUTY INDUSTRY IN TH E P RO VI N C E O F A LBERTA
Ania Basak is one of the most influential women in fashion & beauty industry in the province of Alberta - coming just over 6 years ago straight from Europe - now proudly Canadian, She is President & CEO of Fashion Calgary – one of the Top10 online media promoting fashion/beauty/art & dsign/ lifestyle in Western Canada; Makeup Artist, Image Consultant & Personal Shopping Assistant. She has been a Beauty Ambassador for Giorgio Armani, a Beauty Advisor for Yves Saint Laurent, and most recent - Education/Training Coordinator & PR/Media Representative for Guerlain Paris Canada in Alberta. Ania received her training from Maestro Image Academy in Poland held by the International Champion of Makeup & Style – Olaf Tabaczynski; becoming certified Makeup Artist that allowed her to accept in 2013 the position of Regional Makeup Artist for Christian Dior in Alberta. From academic perspective, Ania Basak is a music
graduate (used to teach piano in Calgary for over 3 years ) with MBA at Law & Administration Department from the University in Poland. She has been recipient of numerous scholarships presented by the Prime Minister of Poland.
“Most influential women in fashion & beauty industry in the province of Alberta” Moreover, she is co-founder of Fashion Calgary Portrait Campaign (together with her husband, photographer – Rafal Wegiel) started in 2012, when Calgary has been chosen as the cultural capital of Canada; with the aim of featuring TOP 30 Ambassadors who are shaping the cultural scene within the city of Calgary, our province and our country (including Premier of Alberta, W.Brett Willson and many more). After successful campaign in its first year, in 2013 she linked the campaign with Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra - raising funds for their non-profit organization - Musical Camps for Kids and help create awareness around that. Guest speaker for Business Professional Women Calgary Chapter, where she was invited to share her story & empower women; the only one Canadian media representing both Canada & Europe at New Jersey Fashion Week and later at Fashion&Beauty Week in NJ. Believing in giving back - proudly volunteer at YMCA for over 6 years and Bikram Hot Yoga., for the last 3 years.
Fifth Edition -
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Published on Jul 7, 2015
Happy Summer to you all! This edition is extremely special as we have a special bachelor edition to help support raising money for Meals on...