Sandra Whiting

Facilitator

Sandra Whiting has been at the epicentre of activity and change in Toronto’s African Canadian community for over thirty years. She has worked with among others: The Black Business & Professional Association, the Jamaican Canadian Association, The YWCA, Factory Theatre, Obsidian Theatre, The Caribbean Cultural Committee; The Convention Centre; the Broadcast Standards Council and many more organizations as President, Board member and volunteer and is now the President for PACE Canada.

She was awarded the Harry Jerome Award for Community Leadership, has received the JCA Award, Pace Canada Pacesetter Award; Community Service awards from the JCA & JN & the Gleaner Company and was featured on the Black History Month Legacy poster as well as being named as one of the 100 ABC Women (Accomplished Black Canadian Women of 2016).
She also has her name on a Bench of prominent African Canadian at Harbourfront Centre for her work in the Cultural arts sector.

As a writer and storyteller, Sandra uses the arts as a vehicle for change.

Sandra now concentrates on being a speaker using personal stories as her means of delivering her message.

The Institute for Change Leaders is brought to you by the Faculty of Community Services at Ryerson University
and the generous support of USW, UNIFOR, CUPE and Birchhill Equity.

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