Nadia George is an award-winning Nahua-Canadian-Salvadoran actor, activist, and therapeutic wellness coach based in Toronto.
Nadia combines her lived experiences, love for the creative arts, and professional knowledge to advocate for clean drinking water, mental health awareness, and environmental justice.
As a mixed woman of European and Indigenous background - who has lived experiences with the Child welfare system and the impacts of environmental injustice, Nadia recognizes the need for solution focused conversations - where allyship and connection are the baseline, and having discussions that create actionable change and positive outcomes become the norm.
In addition - as a registered therapist, certified trauma integration clinician (CTIC), and actor, Nadia consults with people in the corporate and entertainment industry to cultivate environments that support the well-being of individuals at all levels. Having worked on both television and commercial productions, she provides therapeutic wellness coaching and consultation, both on and off set. During consultations Nadia shares her insight why having a Wellness coach with a CTIC is an essential resource for providing on-set crisis management to support cast, crew, and production team members who are working with sensitive or trauma triggering script content.
**Noteworthy projects include campaigns with Ronald McDonald House, and production support for Little Bird, a compelling mini series now available on CraveTV and APTN Lumi.
Nadia has gained recognition for her advocacy work on topics including Indigenous equity, environmental justice and mental health. She is the 2023 recipient of the Waterfront Awards for the community activism, the 2021 recipient of the Ontario Premier's Award of Excellence in the creative arts category, and received the Distinguished Alumni award by the Georgian College Board of Governors in 2020.
As an active ambassador for charities including Water First, Child Welfare PAC, and the Dreamcatcher Charitable Foundation, Nadia's dedication - of allyship and connections, remains focused on the betterment of community and people, and believes education and awareness is where real change starts.