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Becoming the first Black on-air journalist at CBC TV in Toronto, I provided an important role model to younger people and encouragement to my community, as well as the proof ...
“There can be many distractions in life, however, my advice is to develop a personal vision and focus passionately on achieving your goals with dogged determination and never give up.”
I consider owning and operating the Sheffield Park Black History and Cultural Museum in Clarksburg, Ontario, with my sister as one of my great accomplishments.
I have always believed in the mantra ‘lift as you climb’ and feel honoured to be able to support others along their journey to success!
It has been an amazing journey to spend more than three decades working shoulder-to-shoulder with my father, the late Herbert H. Carnegie.
Avril’s ultimate goal is one day to become a Chief Warrant Officer (CWO) and be the first black female immigrant CWO in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).
“When we give back to others, we help ourselves.”
Her accomplishments are many, for example, “In celebration of Jamaica’s 50th anniversary, she hosted the past Prime Minister of Canada, the Hon Stephen Harper and the Prime Minister of Jamaica, the ...
“In 2008, she was one of the first female in history, to be inducted into the International Ice Hockey Hall of Fame (IIHF).”
“I am an ordinary woman like you, a woman who has not been afraid to extend a hand to help other women and people of all walks of life. I ...