Emilee Schevers | Monthly Beauties
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Representation Matters! Bold Blind Beauty believes that “Real Beauty Transcends Barriers” and October’s cover model, Emilee Schevers is an example of our belief.
Emilee is one of seven Bold Blind Beauty Ambassadors and the owner of Tru Faces a community designed to raise awareness about disabilities and break the stereotypes surrounding them. A confident and outgoing Canadian, Emilee won two provincial pageant titles and proudly navigates the world with her personalized white cane. You can read about it in her article: Caning Confidently | Emilee – Miss Teen Personality Ontario 2021.
It’s such a pleasure for us to present October’s Monthly Beauty—Emilee Schevers. Stay tuned to learn more about Emilee in her upcoming Women On The Move feature. Enjoy! ~Steph
“I didn’t know I could use my cane to empower others or even myself, but here I am, a pageant queen, model, and a national disability advocate, all because of a pink stick.”~Emilee Schevers
Connecting With Emilee:
Emilee Schevers is a 20-year-old disability advocate from Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, with a passion for sharing her story and challenging others to break disability stereotypes. After being diagnosed with a genetic condition that has caused her to be legally blind, Emilee co-founded a social media campaign called Tru Faces to create a community for individuals with disabilities that she later established as her pageant platform. As an Early Childhood Education graduate, Emilee is a natural leader and role model who is passionate about working with children with disabilities to give them the same support that she received growing up.
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- The cropped header photo is identical to the image used on the Beyond Sight Magazine cover. Emilee leaning against a white fence wearing a crown and sash that says “Miss Personality Ontario 2022”. Text on the cover reads “Beyond Sight October 2022 | Monthly Beauties | Emilee Schevers.”