Category Archives: 2016 Honorees

02 May
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Nancy Simms

Her studies have culminated in her most recent work, Against All Odds: Black Female Faculty Thriving in Post-Secondary Institutions. Currently, Nancy is the director of the Centre for Human Rights, Equity and Diversity at Humber College where her principal task ...

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02 May
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Liberty Silver

Adopted shortly after birth, Liberty was raised by a British family in rural Peterborough, Canada. She had a great family, but Liberty was faced with racism at an early age in school. She found solace in the basement of her ...

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02 May
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Paulette Senior

Her best advice for the next generation: I have made it a personal priority over the past few years to both mentor and be mentored by young people, in particular young women. I welcome the opportunity to connect with young ...

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02 May
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Terese Sears

Sears became a much loved fixture on Global, and traveled the world as a reporter. She says she interviewed β€œEveryone from Prime Ministers to prime suspects.” Terese is also a founding member of the Canadian Association of Black Journalists. After ...

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02 May
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Itah Sadu

When meeting Itah Sadu, the first thing you will see is her smile, and the first thing you will notice is her warmth. As a dynamic entrepreneur and community builder, she utilizes creativity, leadership, and teamwork to build infrastructure and ...

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02 May
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Rosemary Sadlier

She is the author of six books on African Canadian history and consultant/co-author of Black History: Africa, the Caribbean and the Americas (Emond Montgomery Pub.) selected as the textbook for all schools in Nova Scotia. Her recent books include Harriet ...

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02 May
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Dr. Miriam Rossi

On her greatest accomplishments she states: I believe the greatest accomplishments during my career in the Health Sciences was (a) to be instrumental in bringing about a change in the admission procedures that allowed a larger number of minority students ...

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02 May
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Honourable Madame Justice Micheline Rawlins

She has received, among other awards, the African-Canadian Achievement Award in Law in 1997 that was sponsored by the Nelson Mandela Academy of Legal Study, founded and organized by Pride magazine, the award for Outstanding Contribution to Women, to Law ...

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02 May
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Cecile Peterkin

Cecile has turned over seventeen years of corporate management and mentoring experience into two highly successful career management companies. Her team of career experts work together with her to create, develop, and manage career initiatives for middle managers, mid-career professionals, ...

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02 May
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Karine Morin

Constantly in thirst of supporting cultures, she developed social justice programs, employability, and prevention programs for francophone youth at risk. She travelled to South Africa for humanitarian causes. She developed economic missions in Senegal, Cameroon, and Gabon. She established the ...

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