Laurian Powell-Bennett

Healthcare

Laurian Powell-Bennett
Title: Ms.
Achievements & Accomplishments:

1. In 1978 VP for Immigrant nurses group in Quebec – re Bill 101 challenged this bill and won. Hospital had to rehire all nurses that were laid off. Was VP for C.A.P.I. (Centre for Professional Immigrants)
2. Establishing a Black Ombudson person in 1997 as part of a settlement reached
3. In 2000, won case against OHIP on behalf of Sickle patients in Southwest Ontario to be taken care of Harper Hospital, , Detroit, Michigan.
4. In 2008, won case where VIA Rail had to carry portable Defribulators on all their trains

Phone Number: 514-578-9538
Marie Philippe-Remy
Title: Mrs.
Achievements & Accomplishments:

1. Launching the first Canada-wide black-led mental health support program. 2. Being a contributor and the national spokesperson for the MHCC new resource Shining A Light On Mental Health In Black Communities. 3. Getting acknowledged by the Haitian embassy for our efforts.

Mikaella Celestin
Title: Ms.
Achievements & Accomplishments:

I am so proud of creating my own line of products Tricho Solutions. Been a example of for my 4 sons by working hard, you can achieve anything. Getting peoples to know trichology in Canada and able to help my community.

Phone Number: 6132873696
Onye Nnorom
Title: Dr.
Achievements & Accomplishments:

Leading the Black Health Vaccine Initiative; Establishing the Black Health Education Collaborative; Publishing Black health research papers on Afrocentric care at TAIBU CHC

Patrice de Peiza
Title: Ms.
Achievements & Accomplishments:

It is important to me to serve the community, my patients and contribute to my profession. My proudest moments include starting an organization to unite and mentor Black Occupational Therapists, developing an outpatient program for women with breast cancer, and authoring cancer rehabilitation courses that have reached international audiences.

Phone Number: 4165082222
Renee Phipps
Title: Dr.
Achievements & Accomplishments:

1. Founding one of the largest independent optometric practice in Western Canada, and providing an inclusive, diverse work environment 2. Author- first book in 2020 3. Family- raising 3 amazing, strong, confident children with my supportive husband, who is also my business partner.

Roberta Greene-Timothy
Title: Dr.
Achievements & Accomplishments:

My top 3 major accomplishments are:
1. Being a mother to my children and other children in our communities.
2. Being able to support community members to support themselves through emancipatory
healing and resistance centred processes.
3. Being grounded in Black feminist, Critical Pan-African, intersectional, anti-oppression work. Dedication to Black wellness and healing, even when it was not ‘popular’ or profitable.

Roz Roach
Title: Dr.
Achievements & Accomplishments:

1) Raised $5 Million to build Dr. Roz’s Healing Place, Centre for abused Women and Children; 2) I established Women’s Lives Matter 2 in the Caribbean, 3) I was appointed to the Task Force on Sexual Abuse of Patients by Health Professionals commissioned by the College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Phone Number: 416-712-2911
Simone Atungo
Title: Mrs.
Achievements & Accomplishments:

Healthcare Executive Leadership; Entrepreneur (small business owner); Passionate mentor to young Black girls and women

Phone Number: 647-272-5388
Violette Kouatchou
Title: Miss
Achievements & Accomplishments:

– organizing recreational event who showcase young talents from all ethnic groups in Montreal, particularly visible minorities and offers them a safe space where they can express themselves and take off as artists.
– Promoting volunteerism by supporting other organization.
– Organization of online webinars to raise public awareness on various topics