Loizza Aquino

Loizza Aquino

Loizza Aquino

Loizza Aquino is a mental health activist and motivational speaker, primarily speaking on and leading advocacy efforts surrounding topics that encompass mental health, cyberbullying, equality, and women empowerment. She is the founder of Peace of Mind Canada and co-founder of Student Mental Health Canada. Loizza has also spoken at educational institutions and community events around the world, in cities such as Toronto, Boston, London and Manilla.

Loizza strives to empower other youth across the globe by sharing her story and has embodied the sentiment that young people are the leaders of today, since her activism journey began at the age of nine.

Most recently, Loizza led a virtual mental wellness workshop with Student Life Network in partnership with CIBC, for over 500 students from around the country. She has also facilitated virtual workshops with the support of the World Alliance of YMCA, for youth in North America, South America and Africa.

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2018
YMCA of Greater Toronto
Peace Medal
2018
Royal Bank of Canada
Top 25 Canadian Immigrant
2017
TD Scholarship for
Community Leadership
2017
Gawad Geny Lopez Bayaning
International Filipino Youth Award

Loizza Aquino

Loizza Aquino is a mental health activist and motivational speaker, primarily speaking on and leading advocacy efforts surrounding topics that encompass mental health, cyberbullying, equality, and female empowerment. She is the founder of Peace of Mind Canada and co-founder of Student Mental Health Canada, and she has spoken at educational institutions and community events from Toronto (CA) to Boston (US) to London (UK) to Manilla (Philippines).

Loizza strives to empower other youth across the globe, through her thought-provoking and inspirational story of personal achievement and loss and has embodied the sentiment young people are the leaders of today since her activism journey began at the age of nine.

Most recently, Loizza led a virtual mental wellness workshop with Student Life Network in partnership with CIBC, for over 500 students from around the country. She has also facilitated workshops with the support of World YMCA, for youth from around North and South America.

Select Accolades

2018
YMCA Greater Toronto
Peace Medal
2018
Royal Bank of Canada
Top 25 Canadian Immigrant
2017
TD Canada Trust
Community Scholar
2017
Gawad Geny Lopez Bayaning
Global Filipino Youth Award

My goal is to have the world be at a point where we do not need motivational speakers or activists to tell young people to be a leader because we are all already leaders.

Loizza AquinoAs a response to a student who had asked, "What is your goal?" at an Asian Heritage Month event hosted by the Peel District School Board.