Toshada Uma is a 22-year-old, Performance & Visual artist, Model, and Entrepreneur.
Toshada has been blogging about fashion, beauty, travel, and lifestyle, and over her short career span of five years has already been helping push the conversation about body positivity and inclusivity. In spite of her unconventional height and Alopecia Areata, she has successfully paved a path for herself in the world of fashion, where a petite body type like hers is an extreme rarity.
She has been Interviewed for her inspiring story and has modeled for numerous editorials in various magazines such as Vogue, Allure, Grazia, Cosmopolitan, GQ, Elle, Femina, Harper's Bazaar, Verve, etcetera.
She has acted for Televised & Digital commercials as well as walked the ramp at many fashion shows including
Lakme Fashion Week.
Toshada is also a social media maven who has managed and represented many popular cafes, restaurants, fashion brands & even pharmaceutical brands in the past. On her own Instagram, she has amassed an active following and in the past has collaborated with a wide range of global brands for social media campaigns such as Nike, Adidas, Facebook, Instagram, Converse, Lee Cooper, Dove, Fortis, Just Cavalli, etcetera.
She is also a co-founder at Altshop.in , an e-commerce business that sells wigs, alternative accessories and apparel, where she is involved in everything from creative direction to curation of the products.
Apart from her professional life, Toshada is incredibly passionate about the subjects of mental well-being, equal human rights, womxn empowerment, medical access, and social equity and has lent her support to innumerable charities and social work organizations.