Sunday, March 24, 2013

A Kenyan Among 2013 RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrants Awards Finalists

Flora Terah-Igoki

Women's right activist living in Canada, Flora Terah-Igoki is among 75 finalists selected for the 2013 RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrants Awards, presented by Canadian Immigrant Magazine.

The author of "They Never Killed My Spirit" relocated to Canada from Kenya in 2009 and has continued to champion against violence and bullying against women and children, working with organizations such as McGill University, York University, Stephen Lewis Foundation, Jean Sauve Foundation, Carlton University and Canadian Lawyers Abroad.

About RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrants Awards

The award recognizes people who have moved to Canada and have made a positive difference living there. Whether it’s a community advocate or volunteer, a successful entrepreneur or a cultural icon, this is the first Canadian national award program that recognizes immigrants’ achievements from all walks of life.

The 25 winners will be announced in June, 2013, and will be recognized in Canadian Immigrant magazine. They will also receive a commemorative plaque and $500 towards a charity of their choice provided by RBC.

You can vote for Flora online at

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