Dauna is the President of DEJS (Diversity) Consulting, where she has the opportunity to share her unique experience and facilitate the transfer of her accumulated knowledge through consulting and diversity training activities. Born in St. Kitts, she migrated to Canada almost forty years ago and has first-hand knowledge and experience about the roadblocks and challenges encountered by new Canadians. She has a broad-based education from Cornell University, New York, and Ryerson University, Toronto. She is an energetic, goal-driven individual with a proven track record of measurable achievements.
A customer-focused Human Resource Diversity Executive, Dauna has extensive experience in coaching and mentoring, recruiting, training, and creating and delivering strategic programs with the goal of integrating diversity into the workplace. Providing mentorship for young Black women and assisting them in advancing their careers is one of her passions. She has designed and facilitated many diversity workshops and has a unique blend of interpersonal skills and a positive focus. As a result, she has won numerous awards for her leadership style, results orientation, and diversity efforts. She has held managerial and executive positions in the banking industry and in not-for-profit organizations with a focus on diversity and inclusion. Dauna is currently the Chair of the Board of Directors for ACCES Employment, which focuses on assisting new Canadians who seek employment and past Board Member at SKETCH, an organization that supports youths at risk. She has been the only Black female member in the Rotary Club of Toronto.