Topic: Happiness is Your Choice
Tetyana is a Ukrainian born Canadian, who moved to Canada 18 years
ago with her husband and son. She learned the language, the culture, but
kept her own alive as well. With a Master’s Degree and Engineering
Diploma in Printing, she successfully built her career in the industry
until she was diagnosed with a brain tumor, fibromyalgia and arthritis.
With physical disabilities, at the age of 44, she walked the runway of
Vancouver Fashion Week as a plus size model, then featured at The
Vogue magazine. She is a fashion designer who presented her collection
at ECO Fashion Week where she chose her models to be all sizes and
ages. Her Ethnic Ukrainian-inspired garments landed the pages of The
Vogue magazine as well. She is invited to participate in ECO Fashion
Week Australia, ECO Fashion week Seattle and New York Fashion Week.
Tetyana believes that sharing her story inspires others. She is active
member in her community and is on a core committee for She Talks
(CNN mentioned event of the year to attend) and core Committee
member of Valley Women’s Network (supporting Heart and Stroke
Foundation). She is the proud recipient of the 2015 Heart & Sole Award
for supporting and inspiring women.
Tetyana is the reigning Mrs. BC title holder.
Magnificent You Women's Conference