Stacy-Ann Buchanan is a powerful speaker on raising awareness and changing the stigma on how mental health is viewed. She is powerful at letting the audience know that their pain is actually their power and how to cultivate their passion into their paycheck. Stacy-Ann Buchanan is a professionally trained theatre and film Actor. In 2012 she produced The Mystic Effect-a show that embodies music, poetry, dance, fashion and film. In 2013, she created her own production company— Stacy-Ann Buchanan Productions. In 2014 she received the Entrepreneur Award at the Int'l Women Achievement Awards. She established the Stacy-Ann Buchanan Scholarship—awarded to students pursuing art related studies. In 2014, Stacey-Ann directed and produced her first award winning documentary—The Blind Stigma, which discusses mental health within the black community. Her achievements in the community led her to being selected as one of 100 Black Women to Watch in Canada in 2015, awarded the Young Fem Leader award in the same year and listed as the 150 Black Women Making Canada Better. Stacey-Ann, a motivational leader and mental health advocate, shares her personal journey while inspiring others to turn their Pain into Power and to Make their Passion their Paycheck.