Transforming Lives and Revitalizing Communities
Drawing from her personal story, Ms. Jean speaks passionately about the importance of using leadership as a creative vehicle to transform lives and revitalize communities across Canada and around the world.
Sustaining Women in Leadership
Using her experience building networks of shelters for battered women and becoming Canada’s first female Commander-in-Chief of African descent, Ms. Jean shares her insights on the intrinsic value of women leadership and on the conditions necessary to transform young women into the new generation of leaders.
Education as the key to Freedom
Ms. Jean speaks from the heart about the extent to which educators can have a life-changing impact on their students by creating inclusive spaces of learning, creativity, and civic virtue.
Social Transformation through the Arts
Ms. Jean discusses the ways in which the arts can be used to foster social harmony, civic engagement, inclusion and innovation.
Grand Cross of the National Order of the Legion of Honour
United Nations Development Fund for Women | Canada Award