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WEST Hands Out Journey Towards Success Awards

Wednesday March 9th, 2022, 9:05pm


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Women’s Enterprise Skills Training of Windsor handed out the 2022 Journey Towards Success Awards this past Tuesday at the International Women’s Day Gala.

The Journey to Success awards recognize individuals, businesses and organizations in Windsor-Essex that support Women’s Enterprise Skills Training of Windsor, Inc. (WEST), our mission and assist women on their journey toward success.

“We are so pleased to see everyone come together at the gala to celebrate the differences individuals are making so that we can continue to live in a society where men and women with equal ability, education, and experience also have equal opportunities,” said Rose Anguiano Hurst, Executive Director of Women’s Enterprise Skills Training of Windsor, Inc. (WEST). “Each of us can make a difference and these awards are one way of inspiring each of us, no matter where we work, to do our part to work against the bias, discrimination and stereotypes,” she added

The following award recipients in each category received a WEST 2022 Journey Towards Success Award:

  • Winner of the Break the Bias Award: Bridging North America
  • Winner of the New Excellence in Partnership Award: John Wigle, Bike Windsor Essex
  • Winner of The VIP Award – New Business Partner: Academy Truck Driving
  • Winner of The Phenomenal Women Award: Evon Karayan, WEST Participant
  • Winner of the Innovation Award: Priya Chana, WEST Participant
  • Winner of the Diversity Equity and Inclusion Award: Bonnie Douglas, CCWESTT
  • Winner of the Sisterhood Award: Sungee John, ECCCA
  • Winner of the Perseverance Award: Dr. Ali Khan, Advanced Urgent Dental
  • Winner of the Youth Community Leadership Award: Fatima Al Hakim, WEST Participant
  • Winner of the Allyship Award: Justin Falconer, Workforce Windsor Essex
  • Winner of the Influencer Award: Marium Tolson- Murtty, University of Windsor
  • Winner of the Visionary Award: Susan Taylor, St. Clair College, Genesis
  • Winner of Daphne V. Clarke Trailblazer Award: Maryan Amalow, University of Windsor

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