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The Power of Story-Telling throughout Black History
Using the power of words and imagery from my recent journey, I strive to Educate, Elevate, and Empower
Roen Higgins is an award-winning spoken word poet, educator, dynamic speaker, certified impact coach, and a Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) facilitator.
This creative evangelist is the founder of The Elevated Creative. Her mission is to elevate her audience with important life skills such as self-care, resilience, leadership, creative literacy, and community well-being. Roen is a former Special Care Counselor with 22 years' service at the the English Montreal School Board (EMSB). It is the largest English public school board in Quebec with a youth and adult sector population of more than 44,000 students.
As a community change agent, Roen loves helping young people emerge and adults shift towards elevation. As a coach, she is dedicated to raising others to get unstuck and tap into their genius zone.
- 2022 Top 100 Black Women to Watch in Canada CIBWE
- 2022 Lauréate Table ronde du Mois de l'histoire des Noirs Community/Creativity
- 2022 Spoken Word Prize QWF
- 2021 Quebec Black Changemakers CBC
- 2021 La Rue Inspire for community leadership
- 2017 Fondation Montréal à cœur et le Fonds 1804 Pour la perseverance scolaire
- CERTIFICATE | 2012 | CANADA COACHING FEDERATION · Course: Life Coaching
- BACHELORS | 2011 | CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY · Major: Human Relations