Meet Lesline McEwan, a Registered Psychotherapist (RP) with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO). She received her Undergraduate degree in Psychology from Carleton University in Ottawa, and earned her Masters in Counselling & Spirituality from a joint program at Saint Paul University and the University of Ottawa.
Meet Paula Alphonse, a woman with various hats throughout her career: pharmacist, manager, coach, facilitator and author, her passion and purpose in life is to empower people to reach their full potential. She believes that we all have within ourselves the power to create positive impact and the best return on investment for ourselves, our families as well as the organization we work for.
Meet Kalula Kalambay who is from the Democratic Republic of Congo. He has lived in Canada since 2012. He is a medical specialist in public health, former Representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) and currently an international consultant in global health, author and visual artist.
Meet Senator Marie-Françoise Mégie, she has more than 35 years of experience as a family doctor and nearly 30 years of experience as a university professor. Born in Haiti, she arrived in Quebec in 1976. She rose through the ranks of the medical profession and university education until obtaining the title of Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Montreal.
Meet Josephine Basudde, a social worker specializing in gender-based violence, racism, addictions, mental health, and housing. She also possesses extensive knowledge of compassion fatigue, self -care, and building resilience.
THE GRIOT IN ME
We are the Black Canadian Archive for the National Capital Region.
Our mission is to preserve history, pass on knowledge, collect resources, and recognize experiences and practices of Black Canadians in the National Capital Region through oral and written tradition and initiatives.