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 over thirty-five 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 and 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 females 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 and a positive focus; as a result, 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. She has been and still is the only black female member on the Rotary Club of Toronto