Will third time be a charm for Alice Li at Miss World Canada 2020?

19 Feb 2020 | Priya Bhardwaj

Alice Li has been appointed as Miss Grand Toronto 2020 as she has become the official delegate of Miss World Canada 2020. Trying her luck for the third time in the national pageant, it sure will be a charm for her this year. In 2017, the beauty was placed in the Top 6 of Miss World Canada and in 2018, she placed as the 2nd runner-up. Alice is 25 years of age and hails from the beautiful country of China but now lives in Toronto, Ontario in Canada.



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She is a graduate of from the University of Toronto, where she was the class valedictorian and received her Bachelor of Commerce as an Account Specialist, Economics Major and Sociology Minor. Alice has already received her degree in professional accounting and is presently completing her CPA accounting designation. Juggling multiple careers, she recently became a senior associate at PwD Canada along with careers in modelling, fashion design, digital strategy, non-profit management and performing.

When Alice is not crunching numbers at the office, you can find her busking on the streets of Toronto and performing to raise funds for charity. What started as a childhood dream has now turned into an established charity project, making headlines all over the world. For Alice, this was a perfect way to continue doing what she loved, while giving back to children in need.



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An entrepreneur, she founded a nonprofit jewelry brand that donates all proceeds to charity. She named it the “Modern Princess” to exhibit that beauty is both inside and out. Not only will you look beautiful wearing her jewelry, but you will also feel beautiful for supporting a good cause! Alice is also a strong advocate in the healthcare industry and passionate about improving the lives of others. She serves as a board member on the William Osler Health Foundation’s Future Leaders Board, which oversees the Etobicoke General, Peel Memorial, and Brampton Civic hospitals. Alice wants to demonstrate the difference one person can make and inspire others to be their best selves.

Alice Li acknowledges the difficulty of putting oneself out there on stage and that, in doing so, one really needed to have a handle on who they are and what they stand for. Her ambition is unwavering and her work ethic is strong. She competes in pageants, works full time and performs with dance and music in Toronto subway stations to raise money for her charity of choice, the Children’s Wish Foundation. Some of her most notable charity projects includes, Sickkids Foundation, Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, Free The Children, Breast Cancer Society of Canada, Children’s Wish Foundation, SOS Children’s Villages.



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Not new to the pageantry, Alice was crowned Miss Intercontinental Canada in year 2018 as she represented her country in Miss Intercontinental 2018. In year 2019, she was crowned as Miss Global International, where she represented her birth country, China. Alice Li’s been doing pageants since she was 15, which makes this year her 10th year competing.

With 9 years of pageant experience behind her, Alice represented Canada internationally at Miss Intercontinental 2018, where she won the talent category. Today, she comes ready not only for Miss World Canada, but ready for Miss World 2020. She sure is a strong contender and she will definitely leave her mark prints in Miss World 2020.