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Nana aba Duncan started this list in October 2018: about.me/nduncan
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A. HarmonyWriter, critic, radio host at CBC Music info@aharmonymusic.comJustHarmz.comhttps://twitter.com/aharmonymusic
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Aden Abebemulti-discplinary storyteller and artist (Topics: Networking, Women's Empowerment, Art-Based Facilitation, Professional Development, Screenwriting)http://www.adenabebe.comhttps://twitter.com/VirginsSeries
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Aina-Nia Ayo'dele Leadership Development Trainer & Coach/Ancient Spirituality Teacher
aina-nia@sacredwomeninternational.com, Office -647-867-1794, Cell - 647-865-0854
http://www.aina-nia.com, http://www.sacredwomeninternational.com
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Ainka JessSenior Policy and Research Analyst @Broadbent • Political Commentator - catch me on @CBCNews, @CTVNewsca.linkedin.com/in/ainkajess
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Aisha AddoFacilitator - Girls Empowerment / Mental Wellness , Entrepreneurship / Tech . Founder Power to Girls Fdn / DriveHER aisha.a@powertogirls.comaishaaddo.comhttps://aishaaddo.com/#
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Aiza NtibarikureBurundian/CanadianSinger, Songwriter/ Stage, TV & Film Actor/ Writer/Music Video Director/Hostaiza.contact@gmail.comhttps://www.instagram.com/aizabby/
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Alana Bridgewater
Canadian/Jamaican-The Bahamas
Singer/Actoralanainfo@gmail.comwww.alanabridgewater.caalanabee
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Alicia RichardsonBlack American / Canadian PRStage and Screen Actor/ Stage and Screen Writer / Voice & Dialect Coach / Adjunct Professor of Voice
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Alicia WestToronto radio host and media personalityheyaliciawest@gmail.comaliciaacewest.com
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Amanda Parris
nathasha.odamtten@mail.utoronto.ca
host, facilitator, consultant, host, CBChttps://amandaparris.com/https://twitter.com/amanda_parris
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Amani Bin Shikhandigital content creator, director, cultural commenter, writer, researchera.binshikhan@gmail.comhttps://abinshikhan.contently.com/
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Ameerah CraiggCommunity organizer, counselor, educator, yoga instructor, entrepreneur, workshop facilitator: spirituality, wellness, self care/community care, holistic medicinesAmeerah.craigg@gmail.com
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Amina YasinUrban Planner Race, place, ableism, and health in Urban Planning (including the anti-Black history of Urban Planning)https://nacto.org/person/amina-yasin/https://twitter.com/NACTO
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Aminka Belvittaward-winning entrepreneur & international advocate & strategy consultinghello@aminkabelvitt.comaminkabelvitt.comhttps://twitter.com/MsBelvitt
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Angela WrightPolitical Analyst. Historian. Writer. Published in Catapult, The Globe and Mail, Maclean's, CBCNews.ca. You've seen her on CBC News Network many times.angelawrite.com/contactangelawright.contently.com@angewrig
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Anton JamesCanadian / JamaicanModerated and Hosted shows - [BUSINESS / GOVERNMENT] Chief Economist for HSBC, Deputy Govenor of the Bank of Canada, Associate Minister of Small Business and Red Tape Reduction, [INDUSTRY / ACADEMIA] Google, University of Toronto Rothmans, [ENTERTAINMENT / ARTS] Lyric Bent, Washington Savage,Take 6, Ray Robinson, Kevin Clarke, Soul Eloquence - Gospel Jazz Production [INDUSTRY] Harry Jerome Awards and host of grassroots leadersantonjames@rogers.comwww.linkedin.com/in/antondjames
416 846-4392
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Ayo Tsalithaba (they/them)Visual artist (mostly filmmaker, pronouns they/them)ayo.tsalithaba@gmail.comwww.ayotsalithaba.com
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Bee Quammiewriter, host, moderatorbee@beequammie.comhttps://www.beequammie.com/https://twitter.com/beequammie
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Bili Balogunbrand growth strategist, that specializes in female advancement focused companies. I help women in business magnify the space and shares they occupy in their respective industries.create@tribebeautybox.com
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Blessing DighaNigerian - Canadian Community Worker, Community Based Researcher, Writer, Speaker, Storytelling, Advocate and Feministblessingtimididigha@gmail.com
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVqP8E09ag1AAQQfeKeQxag
https://twitter.com/SuperGirlTimidi?s=09
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Bria McLaughlinJamaican-CanadianWriter / Producer / ActorBria.t.mack@gmail.com
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Brie Berry CrossfieldEquity and Communications Consultant, Researcher and Speaker. Topics: social policy, equity and anti-oppression, anti-racism, anti-sexual violence.bberrycross@gmail.com
https://www.linkedin.com/in/brieanneberrycrossfield/
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Britta Bpoet, artist educator, host/emceebritta@brittab.comwww.brittab.comhttps://twitter.com/missbrittab
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Brittany Andrew-AmofahSenior Policy and Research Analyst @Broadbent • Political Commentator - catch me on @CBCNews, @CTVNewsbrittanyandrew1@gmail.com https://twitter.com/BrittanyAmofahhttps://twitter.com/BrittanyAmofah
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Brytanee Brown (Oakland-based)
transportation + mobility, community based x just urban planning, racial equity, cultural curator, place-keeping, housing and land use, policy advocacy.
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Candice FungBlack CanadianEducator, consultant, presenter -- anti-racism, anti-oppressioncandice.fung@lkdsb.nethttps://www.linkedin.com/feed/
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Charlene Theodorefirst black Vice President of the Ontario Bar Association and I speak about gender, diversity & anti-black racism in the profession. I also speak about strategies for creating more inclusive workplaces.charlenetheodore.com
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Cheryl SutherlandVincentian - Canadian Mindset Wellness, Aligned Business Strategy Consulting, Founder of PleaseNotes Goods (A line of affirmation-filled Personal Development tools and workshops), Resident Master of Ceremonies for The Wonder Women Tech Foundation.cheryl@pleasenotes.com www.PleaseNotes.com
www.CherylSutherland.com
www.instagram.com/PleaseNotesGoods
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Corinne AlstromDeath Coach (end-of-life planning, research packages, community resources, bedside vigil, emotional support, death education/awareness). Topics include: Death and dying, end-of-life planning, LGBTQ and POC death-care
(437) 887-6416, @death_coaching
https://www.facebook.com/deathcoachcorinne
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Danica NelsonAward-Winning Brand Marketing & Communications Manager & Consultant, Speaker, DEI Advocatehey@watchdanicawork.comwatchdanicawork.comhttps://twitter.com/danicaSnelson
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Danielle Gilmoreconsultant, public speaker and writer (Topics include: self-informed leadership, mindfulness, meditation) Daniellefgilmore@gmail.com
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Dayana CadetHaitian CanadianWriter, Speaker, B2B Content Marketing & Campaigns Manager, Clarity/Life Coach, Mental Health Advocate, Workplace Culture (Mental Health, Racism)dtcadet@hotmail.com
https://www.linkedin.com/in/dayanacadet/
https://www.dayanacadet.com/
https://twitter.com/D_isforDayana
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Dayo KefentseHost, Motivator, Podcaster, Writer, Director and Communications Strategist, Equity and Community Inclusion Consultantdayo@dayo.cawww.dayo.cahttps://twitter.com/dayo_kefentse
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Del CowieWriter, editor and producer delcowie@gmail.comdelcowie.contently.comhttps://twitter.com/vibesandstuff
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Denise Gillard
Canadian- Nova Scotian/Jamaica
Author, speaker, coach, consultant, entrepreneur and minister. Specialties: Reparations, Positive Family Relationships, Working with Black Youth, Black Church History (Canada); Books: Music From the Sky; R is For Reparations; Stronger Resilience
dgillard@mydivineappointment.ca
https://www.mydivineappointment.ca https://www.denisegillardministries.com www.youtube.com/msRevyRev
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Dori TunstallDesign Anthropologist guru, OCADU Dean of Design, cultural commentator, and world traveler
dtunstall@ocadu.ca, 647 678-3672
https://t.co/EjfoblpyU5
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Dwayne Sybblissfilmmaker, community leader, director photographer, coach, faculty
https://www.instagram.com/dwayne_photo/?hl=en
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Ebenezer FordjourSports Industry/Branding+Marketing/Youth Empowerment/Entrepreneurship/MEN-tal Health+Fitness/Financial Services
ebenezerfordjour@gmail.com / @ebba.a1
@ebba.a1
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Eden Hagos Food writerblackfoodie.co
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Elam Coopercultural leader, educator and group facilitator, photo-video artist, impact producer and founder of Black Women Film! Canada
https://ellacoopercreates.com/show-workshops
https://twitter.com/ellacooper
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Emerjade SimmsJamaican/CanadianActor/Modelemerjade.simms@gmail.cominstagram.com/em.er.jade
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Emily Mills
Toronto, Canada (Jamaica, Antigua)
speaker & founder of How She Hustles diverse professional women's network, creator of Startup & Slay entrepreneur series + HERstory in Black series with CBChowshehustles@gmail.comhttps://howshehustles.com/http://twitter.com/howshehustles
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Erica Ifill no beefleInclusion, media, tech/AI bias
@NotInMyColour & @badandbitchy
notinmycolour.comhttps://twitter.com/notinmycolour
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Eternity MartisAward-winning journalist, editor, speaker, writing coach/consultant, author of "They Said This Would Be Fun."
Topics: Race/racism, gender and gender-based violence, health and reproductive rights
martiseternity@gmail.com https://www.eternitymartis.com/https://twitter.com/eternitymartis
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Fennella BruceCanada/GuyanaMedia Consultant/Public Relations, Journalist, Television News Producer & Writer, Media Literacy Instructor
Fennella@fkbmedia.com
www.fkbmedia.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/fennellabruce
https://twitter.com/FKBMedia https://www.instagram.com/fkbmedia/
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Garvia Baileyhost, broadcaster, producer, arts journalistgarvia@gmail.comwww.garviabailey.comhttps://twitter.com/garveyschild
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Gerri Nakirigya Lutaaya
Ngonge clan (Uganda); Canadian
Speaker, Writer, Facilitator // Nonprofit, Fundraising, Education, Leadership, Philanthropy, Youth Engagementconnect@gerrilutaaya.comwww.gerrilutaaya.comhttps://twitter.com/GerriLutaaya
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Hadiya RoderiqueLawyer, writer, researcher, scholar in gender and the workplace, former podcast host, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion speaker, consultant, and workshop facilitator.
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Hawa Y. MireOrganizational Culture Change, Keynote, Writer, Non Profit Strategy Consultation, Event & Workshop Facilitationhawaymire@gmail.comwww.hymire.ca; @hymire
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Heather Greenwood DavisCanada/JamaicaAward-winning journalist specializing in travel, parenting and lifestyle; contributing editor at National Geographic, Feature Writer at Globe and Mail, Freelance writer, on-air personality Canada/US hgreenwooddavis@gmail.comwww.globetrottingmama.com
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Huda HassanAward-winning journalist specializing in travel, parenting and lifestyle; contributing editor at National Geographic, Feature Writer at Globe and Mail, Freelance writer, on-air personality Canada/US hudamina@gmail.comwww.hudahassan.ca
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Ian Andre EspinetJamaican/TrinidadianLegendary Toronto Black Music Club/Concert Producer/Impressario | Creative Director & Graphic Designer | Public Speaker | Entrepreneur | Branding Specialist & Lifelong Community Advocate
ian@amnesia.ca / 416.995.7440
www.RespectTheName.com / https://www.facebook.com/ianandreespinet
instagram.com/ianandreespinet.
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Jael Richardsonauthor, host, moderator, columnist, founder and artistic director of The Festival of Literary Diversitydirector@thefoldcanada.org http://www.jaelrichardson.com/
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Jahmeelah "Jam" Gamble Emcee, Speaker, Educator, Creator of Slay The Mic Program Jahmeelah.gamble@gmail.com
www.msjam.ca, www.slayerofthemic.com
https://twitter.com/Iamjamgamble
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Jajube MandielaScreen, stage and voice Actor; TV/Event Host; former theatre company artistic directorjajubeisgoodjuju@gmail.com
link: https://vimeo.com/user29542959 & http://imdb.me/jajubem
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Jamila Kyaricommunications strategist | blogger helping brands connect, engage and convert their audiencesjamilakyari.comhttps://twitter.com/jamila_kyari
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Jamilah Malika Abu-Bakarewriter, soundartist, trauma-informed yoga teacher, yoga and anti-oppression workshop facilitatorjamilahmalika@gmail.comwww.jamilahmalika.com
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Janelle BenjaminConsultant, trainer, speaker, facilitator, executive coach, helping make organizations diverse, inclusive, and equitable for historically marginalized, protected groups.janelle@allthingsequitable.cawww.allthingsequitable.cahttps://twitter.com/JB_Equitable
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Janelle HindsSpeaker, Entrepreneur, Founder of Helping Hands, a youth civic engagement organization, Diversity Equity and Inclusion consultant, Engineer, Diversity In Tech, Women's Entrepreneur Supporterbooking@janellehinds.comjanellehinds.comhttps://twitter.com/MobileAppQueen
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Jasmine Williamsentrepreneur, freelance writer, content marketerhello@jasminewilliams.cawww.jasminewilliams.cahttps://twitter.com/TheJasWilliams
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Jeff PearceAuthor of Prevail, Gangs in Canada, How to Make Love in a Canoe: Sex in Canada. Have spoken at events on Ethiopia's history, criminal gangs, LGBT history. Working on book, African Ideas: How the Continent Changed the World and Changed Itself.jeffpropulsion@gmail.com
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iN3wCyfDbwY&t=54s
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Jefferson Darrell, FounderBermuda, Canada
BREAKFAST CULTURE works where marketing communications intersects with diversity and inclusion. #LetsBreakSomeEggs!
Jefferson@BreakfastCulture.org
www.BreakfastCulture.org@BreafastCultu1 @JeffersnDarrell
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Jermaine JupiterCareer Strategist & Tech Recruiterjermainelmurray@gmail.comcalendly.com/jermainelmurray
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Joanne M. BrathwaiteCanadian/BajanCareer Strategist, resume writer, speaker. I provide clients with services and solutions to help them gain confidence, navigate the workplace, and #winatwork.
joanne@bangresumeworks.cawww.bangresumeworks.ca
IG: @bangresumeworksCA
FB: facebook.com/bangresumeworks
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Jodi TinglingJamacianSpeaker, Workplace Wellness & Therapist in private practice, Inclusive Leadership Trainer jodi@creatingnewsteps.comhttps://creatingnewsteps.com/https://twitter.com/jmtingling
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Jodianne Beckford (the E Project)
Photograher, Host, Podcasterinfo@jodiannebeckford.com
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Jordan HaylesCanadian-JamaicanVideo Editor, Podcastorj.hayles@gmail.com
https://www.jordanhayleseditor.com/
https://www.biology.mcmaster.ca/component/comprofiler/userprofile/danielj.html?Itemid=351
https://twitter.com/MR_STiXX
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Jordyn Samuelsowner and Lead Equity Consultant of Journeys InEquityhttps://www.journeysinequity.com
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Juliet Daniel Cancer Biologist McMaster Universitydanielj@mcmaster.calinktr.ee/Jemjackson
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June FindlayCanada/St. VincentWriter, social media creative strategist, brand consultant, charity/non-profit advocate (see my work on WE Charity/#WEScandal)junefind@gmail.com
https://www.linkedin.com/in/june-findlay
www.twitter.com/missladyniobe
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Kanika Ambrose
Dominican(Commonwealth of)/Canadian
Playwright/Librettist/Producer/Host/Model/Several years experience hosting events for Dominica Associationkanika.ambrose@gmail.comkanikaambrose.com
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Karlyn PercilSenior Policy and Research Analyst @Broadbent • Political Commentator - catch me on @CBCNews, @CTVNewsinfo@karlynpercil.com
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/mentor-monday-20-double-standards-leadership-lessons-from-percil/
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Kathleen Newman-BremangSenior writer, freelance producer, pop culture critic
kathleen.newman-bremang@refinery29.com.
https://www.refinery29.com/en-ca/author/kathleen-newman-bremang
https://twitter.com/refinery29
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Kevin KamauManagement Consultant, Inclusive Leadership Expert, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Strategist, Speaker, facilitator, Executive coach, Strategic Human Capital Development Expert, H.R.M Consulting, EDI investigator, Research Analyst, Corporate Trainer working with Organizations & Leaders to unlock potential by creating Inclusive Teams
Kevin@KamauConsultingGroup.ca
https://www.kamauconsultinggroup.ca/
https://twitter.com/KamauConsulting
https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevin-k-8644184b/
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Kike Ojo-Thompson"develops and facilitate innovative training, professional development, organizational change processes, keynote speeches, lectures, and critical conversationshttps://kojoinstitute.com/contact/
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Kim CrosbyWriter, educator, artisthttp://kimkatrin.comhttps://twitter.com/KimKatrinMilan
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Lauren La RoseWriter, editor, communications associate
laurenlarose@gmail.com, larose@unhcr.org
twitter.com/lauren_larosetwitter.com/lauren_larose
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Lequanne Collins-BacchusDigital Advisor at Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat; former Ontario Digital Service analyst and advisor on the province's first Data Strategy, first Black Code for Canada Fellow (2019), digital transformation consulting. Expertise: digital government. l.collins.bacchus@gmail.com
https://www.linkedin.com/in/lequannecollinsbacchus/
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Leslie CampbellJamaican - CanadianSpeaker, researcher, equity & food justice advocate specializing in exploring the links between race/racism and food insecuritylesliecampbell@gmail.com
https://www.linkedin.com/in/lesliecampbellmsc/
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Letecia RoseArts Educator and Life Coach (Topics: Arts-Based Facilitation, Working with Youth, Grant Writing, Building Partnerships, Career Success, Networking, Soft Skills)https://www.skillmarket.cahttps://twitter.com/theskillmarket
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Lu AsfahaFilm Director, Writer, Topics: Advocacy in film, Film productioncontact@luasfaha.com
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Lucas Rosenberg-LeeTopics: LGBTQ; allyship, identity, online marketing, branding, film productionhttps://www.instagram.com/mntntp/
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Lucien AtkinsCanada, JamaicaGrass Roots Business Development Specialist, Founder of The Profit Pathwaylegacytoday.ca@gmail.com @skhemmaat on Instagram@lucienisonline
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Makambe K SimambaZambian/CaribbeanPlaywright, Actor, Facilitator mksimamba@gmail.com
instagram.com/artingwithmakambe, www.makambe.com
artingwmakambe
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Mante MolepoEquity and Diversity Advisor, anti-racism consultantinfo@mantemolepo.comwww.mantemolepo.comhttps://twitter.com/Parents4Divers1
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Marcia JohnsonJamaican/CanadianActor/Writer/Dramaturg/Hostjohnsdaughter3@gmail.comhttps://twitter.com/MissMarciaJ
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Marie-Lauren Gregoire Drummond
Trini, CanadianSpoken Word Artist, Poet, certified Communications Professional
marielaurengregoire@gmail.com
mlgcreative.ca@mlgregoire
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Marline Francois-Madden (NJ/NYC)
Owns licensed therapy practice for Gen Z and millenial women. Best selling book author. Topics: mental health, leadership, black teen girls.info@marlinefrancois.comwww.marlinefrancois.com
http://www.twitter.com/marlinefrancois
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Maryan HayeActor, Writer, Filmmaker, Story Coordinator maryanhaye3@gmail.comTwitter.com/maryanhaye
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maxine baileyCanadian/UK - BajanWriter, creator-producer, arts professional, fundraiser (former VP at TIFF), prolific reader, style icongcm.ashton@gmail.com
https://www.linkedin.com/in/maxine-bailey-9a692a4/
https://twitter.com/mj7757
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Maya Annik BedwardJamaican/French Canadianwriter, filmmaker, producer, festival programmermayabedward@me.comhttp://www.3rdculturemedia.com/https://twitter.com/3rdCultureFilm
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Maya McDonaldspeaker, facilitator, workshop designer; student experience/leadership/involvement, financial literacy, community and capacity buildingmaya_mcdonald@live.cawww.mayacmcdonald.mehttp://twitter.com/MayaCMcDonald
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Meghan WatsonBajan, CanadianPsychotherapist, writer, creator, mental health leader and advisor, consultant.
meghan@bloompsychologyto.com
watson-psychotherapy.com, bloompsychologyto.com
@thrive_withmeg
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Melayna Williamswriter, anti-racist advocatemelayna.williams@gmail.com
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Melissa VincentWriter, editor, producermelissavincent5@gmail.com https://www.melissavincent.ca/
https://twitter.com/mellvincent?lang=en
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Namugenyi KiwanukaJamaican/Canadian Communicator, Poet, Singer Songwriter/ Producer/Educator. Dubbin with the magic of the human spirit.fullstrideahead@gmail.comwww.michaelstgeorgedub.com
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Michie MeeSpeaker, Master Class in Hip Hop, Keynote, Hip Hop Performance & Jokesmeemichie@hotmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/Michiebadgyalmee/