Age: 24 | Height: 5’10″
Hometown: Richmond Hill, ON
Anna Piatrovich graduated in 2009 from Glendon College at York University with an Honors Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and French.
Anna is multilingual. She is fluent in Russian, Belorussian, English and French, and has a good command of Spanish language. Currently, Anna is in her last year of finishing her second degree in Paralegal Studies.
Anna has developed a successful professional career. She is currently working in the medical field as an Operational Executive of a medical center.
Her biggest professional ambition is to become a successful lawyer, and to achieve this goal, next year Hanna is planning to apply to law school.
Her major hobbies include modeling, dancing, and fitness. Anna loves sport because she believes that it breeds quality due to its competitive nature and positive impact on the mind and body. Anna is also a professional model that is currently represented by a prestigious modeling agency in Toronto.
Anna’s personal motto is: “In school you get a lesson and then you take the test. In life, you take the test and then you get the lesson”.
Anna wants to represent Canada on the international level because she believes that this will bring her the remarkable opportunity to make a significant difference globally and nationally by promoting and implementing positive changes in societies that require economic, social and cultural development.
Sponsored by: Medic 8 Clinic – Dr. Sheila Jalili, Salon Daniel, Momento Photoworks, Shaping, Herbalife, Kontren Auto Body Shop, Daniela Godoy Jameson – Win that Crown Pageant Services, Katie Stvolkova – make up artist, Family and Friends.
Languages spoken fluently (please include your native language if English is not your native language).
I speak fluently Russian, English, French and Bielorussian, and basic Spanish.
What are your interests and what do you enjoy doing the most?
My interests include law, fitness and health, soccer and volleyball among other sports. In addition, I enjoy Latin dancing and modeling.
List any special training you have had (music, art, drama, dance, etc.)
I was professionally trained in a musical school in Belarus for 10 years. Furthermore, I took acting classes for 2 consecutive years and in addition I am a professional model and I enjoy working in fashion, commercial and print.
In what sports, if any, have you participated?
I have participated in soccer and volleyball. I highly enjoy sports and its competitive nature because I believe that competition breeds quality.
Name one person, other than your parents, who has had the most influence on your life. Why?
Daniela Godoy Jameson Cruz, Miss Latina Canada 2005 because through her hard work and dedication she has inspired me to work hard and to chase my dreams.
What is your proudest personal accomplishment (other than participating in this pageant)?
My proudest personal accomplishment has been my ability to multitask and successfully manage my time, patience and personal strength, as I have been working full time, attending school, helping my family business, modeling and competing for the title of Miss Universe Canada all at the same time.
What is the most interesting or unique thing that has ever happened to you and/or what is the most interesting thing about you?
One of the most interesting experiences that I had has been the opportunity to be exposed to other culture at a very young age. When I was 8, I traveled to Australia from Belarus. For 3 months I lived with a host family. In addition I also had an opportunity to live in Spain for 2 months and to live and study in Paris for 6 months. These experiences have increased my cultural sensitivity and awareness and have made me appreciate cultural diversity at its fullest.
What is your career ambition and what are you doing or plan to do to accomplish that goal?
I want to become a successful international lawyer, and for that I am currently enrolled in a paralegal program, and I am planning to apply to law school next year.
What would be your “dream job” in life?
For the next decade my dream job is to train and practice as a successful international lawyer and have the opportunity to travel overseas and work defending human rights worldwide. I am interested in topics of human trafficking and child labor.
Are you currently a student? Yes I am currently a student in Seneca College in paralegal program however I have already received my Honors BA in International Relations and French from York University, Glendon campus.
If yes, where?
Area of study:
Are you currently employed?
If yes, what is your occupation?
Operational Executive in a medical center.
Describe where you were raised and what your childhood was like.
I was raised in Belarus surrounded by family and friends where I had the opportunity to travel to different countries and explore the world from a very young age.
List any interesting or unusual jobs you may have had.
I have yet not had an opportunity to have an unusual job but if I did have an opportunity I would want my unusual job to give me the chance to increase my confidence, social awareness and experience.
List any volunteering you have done.
My volunteering experience has been directly related to children, beginning with the opportunity of volunteering at a Jewish Children’s Camp as a camp counselor. Furthermore I am currently volunteering my time to raise funds through a social event for SOS children villages.
What is your most unusual talent?
I have a fascination for fast vehicles, as my father owns a body shop. I have had the opportunity to drive many cars manually and in addition I have experienced riding motorcycles.
Where is the most interesting place you have been?
The most interesting place I have been to as the restaurant in Toronto “ O’noir” where you eat in pitch darkness an all the servers are blind.
What do you hope to be doing in ten years?
In 10 years I hope to be practicing as an international lawyer based in numerous countries around the world.
Is there anything you would like to add that we haven’t asked?
I have great hopes that through my efforts and continuous work I am able to hold the title of Miss Universe Canada.
1. Medic 8 Clinic – Dr. Sheila Jalili http://www.medic8clinic.com/
2. Salon Daniel http://www.salondaniel.ca/
3 Momento Photoworks http://www.themomento.com/
4 Shaping http://www.shaping.ca/
5 Herbalife http://www.hltoronto.com/
6 Kontren Auto Body Shop
7 Daniela Godoy Jameson – Win that Crown Pageant Services
8 Katie Stvolkova – make up artist