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Melinda Shankar (Degrassi) new venture: Miss Conception
"Don't judge a book by its cover" is what we are taught, but with our fast paced lives and ever changing competitive environment, first impressions are of the utmost importance.
By: Karyzma Agency
Our dolls are industry professionals with years of experience in the art of cosmetics and fashion. With access to designers and showrooms not available to the public, our clients are sure to be ahead when it comes to fashion and the latest trends. Miss Conception and our dolls will work with you to create your own unique style for any occasion. Optimize on your beauty, inside and out!
With the desire of promoting confidence and self esteem, Miss Conception was founded by Canada's very own- Melinda Shankar.
We would also like to thank our sponsors for the night; Melly Cakes & Hookah Pen Central.
Interview & Photo Opportunity
What: Miss Conception Launch
When: Tuesday, February 20th, 2014
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: Spoke Club
600 King St W
RSVP: Karine Delage
About Melinda Shankar:
Hailing from Canada’s capital, Ottawa, Melinda Shankar joined the cast of Degrassi in its eighth season as Sav's little sister, Alli and is currently filming her seventh season.
Previously, Melinda did runway and print modeling. In 2008, Melinda traveled to Ecuador with the organization (FTC) "Free The Children". In 2010 Melinda traveled again with FTC, this time to Haiti, and Ghana in 2011. Documentaries of the trips were made for MTV and MuchMusic in Canada. In 2009, Melinda made her lead role debut as Indie Mehta for the YTV series How to Be Indie for which she was nominated for a Gemini Award in the category of “Best Performance in a Children’s or Youth Program”. Melinda played the role of Janie Gibb in the Disney remake of the Nickelodeon classic Harriet the Spy and also starred with Aidan Quinn in the independent feature film The Festival of Lights, for which she received Best Actress award at the Ibiza Film Festival in Spain. The movie was filmed on location in New York City and Guyana.
Melinda has a black belt in Karate and has been studying martial arts for over 15 years. She also started taking ballet, pointe, and other forms of dance at the age of three. In February 2010, Melinda won the award for Actress of the Year at the Anokhi Magazine Gala. In early 2013, Melinda appeared as Kaitlyn in Shawn Desman’s 30-minute music and dance infused special for MuchMusic. In March 2013 Melinda was honored winning the Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance in a Children’s or Youth Program in her lead role in How to be Indie.