Ben Barry began the Ben Barry Agency, Inc. at age fourteen. Today, the agency scouts and sources models of all ages, colours, sizes, and abilities for fashion and beauty brands. He has won numerous awards, including the CIBC Student Entrepreneur of the Year Award and the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Award for making an outstanding contribution to Canada. Ben has been recognized as “One of 20 Teens Who Will Change the World” by Teen People magazine and “One of the 25 Leaders of Tomorrow” by Maclean’s. Ben holds an honours bachelor of arts in women’s studies from Trinity College at the University of Toronto. Fashioning Reality is his first book. Ben divides his time between Toronto and Cambridge, UK.

Festivals: 2007 (spring)

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