Aadila Munshi grew up in apartheid South Africa and studied criminology at the University of Cape Town before moving to Toronto, Canada. She works as a painter and powerfully weaves her values and perspectives into each piece.
After losing her relationship, job, and home in her mid-thirties, Melanie spent nearly a decade devoted to healing, self-discovery, and acceptance. In midlife, she has begun to own her story and her non-traditional path. She has found her life partner at 50, a joyful creative expression, and dedication to spirituality and self-care.