Ziff 2013 starts shining with the arrival of acclaimed movie and tv series actress Tonya Lee Williams. She’ll be guest star at the beginning of this ZIff 2013
Through her remarkable career, two time Emmy Nominated Tonya Lee Williams has established herself as an internationally recognized actor. She’s best known for her starring role as “Dr. Olivia Winters” on the popular daytime drama The Young and the Restless which has garnered her with two NAACP Image Awards. She has also been honoured with many other awards including; Howard University’s, The Legacy of Leadership Award; a 2004 Boomerang Award nomination (Australia’s daytime drama awards); the Red Ribbon of Hope Award bestowed on her from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, a Positive Impact Award for her years as a positive role model in the Canadian community; the Doctor Bird Award presented to her in Jamaica for outstanding artists of Caribbean descent; the prestigious Harry Jerome Award in 2004; the 2005 ACTRA Award of Excellence one of the highest achievements for Actors in Canada; the 2007 African Canadian Achievement Award; also the city of Oshawa, where she attended high-school, immortalized her with their Oshawa ‘Walk of Fame’ Award, the Planet Africa Award for Media and Entertainment, the 2012 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Award in Montreal and the 2012 International Women Achievers Award.
She’ll be attending at the pre-ZIFF event organized by Fashion Week Zanzibar at Mtoni Palace.