Shivani Persad is a full-time model and activist from Toronto, Canada. In 2012 she completed her honours degree in Political Science and French at McMaster University. Her interests include diversity, intersectional feminism and social justice. As a model she has worked for the last ten years for clients such as: Diane Von Furstenberg, Cole Haan, Nordstrom, Anita Dongre, Bare Minerals, Laura Mercier, Becca Cosmetics, Clairol, Abercrombie & Fitch, Elle India, Harper's Bazaar and many more. She now resides in NYC where she produces her podcast More Than Model Radio, which explores the lives that models lead outside of the fashion industry. In 2019 she started @liveshivmedia social justice driven storytelling platform, to tell the stories that aren't being told.