She was selected as one of HELLO! Magazine’s 50 most beautiful Canadians, and multiple years appeared in the National Post newspaper’s Worthy-30 to watch lists. In addition to working on a Gemini Award winning show, and interviewing everyone from Tom Cruise to Kanye West, HER PASSION remains bringing world-youth & social issues stories to life including the documentaries she’s filmed in the Sudan & Haiti after the earthquake.
The Charity Work
Aliya-Jasmine received international recognition including CNN, The View, Jay Leno, and Good Morning America for a Breast Cancer Awareness video she wrote/created/and starred-in that went viral called “Save the Boobs”. She currently has philanthropic ties to ReThink Breast Cancer, and Artbound (building Art programs in Africa & India with Free the Children schools), as well as the animal charity gala Paws for the Cause.
Before working at MTV Aliya-Jasmine worked behind-the-scenes as a Producer at MuchMusic for their LIVE daily flagship show Much OnDemand, and in various production/crew roles at BPM:TV, Star!, and Fashion Television as well as a freelance magazine writer, columnist, and professional speaker.
Aliya-Jasmine graduated with a degree in Broadcast Communications from the University of Ottawa.
After a serious car accident, in addition to witnessing life-changing events and tragedy on multiple shoots worldwide, Aliya-Jasmine now acts as a guest speaker at Universities & Colleges nation wide on Girls Rights, Self-Esteem, the Power of Education, and making a change in the world. She also does media training for corporate groups, student federations, and musicians.
Aliya-Jasmine currently lives in Toronto with frequent travels between New York and Los Angeles. Her ethnic background is African-Indian Persian mix.