Activia Presents: The Inspiration Series

Inspiration Series

Activia has produced a series of portraits featuring three inspirational women who have followed their passion. Learn more about these women (writer, TV host and fashion designer) who have succeeded in finding balance in their life to achieve success.


Vanessa Pilon Actress and TV host

Whether she’s playing the role of TV host, social media commentator or cultural reporter, Vanessa is a truly passionate person. This jack of all trades displays her creative talent by collaborating with numerous brands in the fashion industry and acting as a spokesperson for events that inspire her and correspond to her values.

Sofia Sokoloff Fashion designer and entrepreneur

Sofia Sokoloff is the brains behind Sokoloff Lingerie, a “100% made ​​in Quebec” lingerie brand that promotes body diversity and a healthy body image. Sofia holds a degree in fashion design management and was a seamstress and designer before she decided to follow her instincts and go back to school to pursue her dream of running her own business. 

Marie-Joëlle Parent Author and journalist

Multimedia correspondent Marie-Joëlle Parent has lived in New York City since 2009. She became known for her book 300 Reasons to Love New York, a personal guide in which she reveals her favourite things about New York. Debonair and determined, Marie-Joëlle Parent is a true inspiration.