Women of Diversity Summit & Awards 

2023 NOMINEES

The Entrepreneurship Award

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Antuanette Gomez

CEO OF
Peak Pharm Labs & Pleasure Peaks
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Chichi Okiche

Founder & CEO
of KOKAHAIR
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Diana Ombe

Founder and Executive Director of AGENCE CHRISTELLE
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Dr. Laurie Samuel

FOUNDER AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF CUPID'S STING NON-PROFIT
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Faïna Dzah Sali

founder of Your Private Assistant
& Nouvelles arrivantes canada
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Kamelah Blair

CEO OF
COJ BOOKZ
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Lancy Qiu

CEO OF iWare Travel Inc.
& Ex-able (Qiu Zucco Inc.)
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McKaila Richards

CEO & owner of
Mckie rich productions
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Nik-Keisha Moodie

Founder & President of Nik-Keisha Moodie Coaching and Development
Sandrine Kake

Sandrine Kake

Chair & Founder of DAKS Foundation
Stephanie Guingané (1)

Seun Adetunji

founder of
MedInclude
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Stéphanie Guingané

FONDER OF LONCANI BEAUTY
& SMJ WEB
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Yvonne Osagie

FONDER OF
med melanin

The Influencer Award

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Dr. Real Kuene

CEO OF RISE TO GREATER HEIGHTS
& SWAZI CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION
Kamshuka

Kamshuka Barrocks

FOUNDER & CEO OF THE CONSCIOUS WARRIORS & LIFESTYLE & WELLNESS COACH
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Laurabel Mba

FOUNDER & OWNER OF RACE 2 DINNER NL
& TV HOST OF OUT OF THE FOG
Reni Odetoyinbo

Reni Odetoyinbo

founder of Reni The Resource
& content strategist
Rokhaya Gueye

Rokhaya Gueye

carpenter, CEO & Co-Founder of Global Connection Venture, chair of the sisters in the brotherhood
career coach & outreach strategist
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Tonya Yearwood

founder & promoter of Black Aviation Professional Network, founder of air Canada’s Black ERG & Ella Electric (women ERG)
Tricia Henry

Tricia Henry

blogger & content creator - Miss Trish TV

The Leadership Award

Stephanie Guingané (5)

Agapi Gessesse

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF CEE - CENTRE FOR YOUNG BLACK PROFESSIONALS
& AWARD-WINNING - INSTANT DU PALAIS
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Carelle Lahouri

Speaker, Motivatitor, business consultant & BLOGGER/influencer - INSTANT DU PALAIS
Stephanie Guingané (2)

Charlène-Rokhaya Jaye

founder of roetco &
penser demain enn numérique
Content creator - les inspirés en gestion
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Claudette Howell Rutherford

FOUNDER OF CR Consulting
Stephanie Guingané (3)

Connie Amartey

founder of collective society 360
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Kamelah Blair

CEO OF COJ BOOKZ
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Khalieha Cunningham

FOUNDER & PRESIDENT OF LIFE BEYOND THE HURT
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Mariam Magsi

Multidisciplinary artist, writer & educator
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Ovie Onagbeboma

Executive director of canadian black nurses alliance (CBNA)
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Sandra Anin

director & strategic partnership coordinator - intimate session & anin experience
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Tina Mbachu

PrograM specialist - black innovations program - DMZ

The Youth Leadership Award

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Brenda Okorogba

founder & learning experience designer - moments with bren consulting
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Brianna Nelson

FOUNDER & executive director
OF
WOMXN OF COLOUR DURHAM COLLECTIVE
Stephanie Guingané (4)

Jasmine Uboma

founder & CEO OF beyondmath

How to get there

Main address: 937 Progress Ave Toronto, ON, Canada M1G 3T8
Access by Public Transit: You can conveniently get to Centennial College Event Centre by Bus or Subway or a combination.
These are the lines and routes that have stops nearby -
Bus: 102, 134, 41, 902, 913, 920
Nearby Subway: Midland Station, Scarborough Town Centre
Nearby Accommodation: Delta Hotels by Marriott Toronto East, Holiday Inn Express Toronto East, Best Western Plus Executive Inn, Del Suites (Furnished apartment building)

Why you should attend WOD?

  • Learn from the Best in Women Pioneers and Diversity Champions
  • Networking with Panelists and Guest Speakers
  • Inclusive and safe environment for women and non-binary people
  • Entertainment, Beauty perks and Food
  • & so much more

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