Jasmeet Sidhu is a producer, writer and filmmaker. She has produced and filmed independent short documentaries and videos for television production companies, as well as creating branded films for businesses in the fashion and creative sector.
Previously, Jasmeet worked as a journalist, winning numerous awards for her correspondence work from sub-Saharan Africa and Europe, where she covered the HIV/AIDS epidemic and the United Nations climate change negotiations respectively. Her work has been featured in the New York Daily News, Huffington Post, Slate.com, City Limits Magazine, Toronto Star, Globe and Mail, and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. She has also made TV and video appearances on HuffPost Live, MSNBC.com, Extraordinary Women TV, CTV News Channel, the Business News Network, and Rogers Television.
Originally from Mississauga, Ontario, at 16, she founded an award-winning environmental organization, the Peel Environmental Youth Alliance, which continues today and is supported by the innovative local non-profit, EcoSource. She received a Master of Science degree from Columbia University in New York City, and her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto.
She has been named by the Globe and Mail and the Women's Executive Network as one of Canada's 100 Most Powerful Women. She has also been a previous recipient of Canada's Top 20 Under 20 award, Glamour Magazine's as one of the Top 10 College Women in North America, Anokhi Magazine's 'Sexy and Successful' South Asians, the Michele Landsberg Award for Women in Media, and a past recipient of the International Radio and Television Society fellowship.