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Gwyn Chapman, Activist and Journalist
Ms. Chapman is a long time Community Builder, Organiser and Advocate, TV Producer and Host. She promotes self-empowerment and is an Anti Black Racism speaker. She is the founder of “Canadian Black Caucus” and “Inspiring and Empowering Youth Network” and is the Founder and Director of “Build Black Canada” focused on the economic, social and political advancement of young black Canadians.
Ms. Chapman was a former Special Advisor in the Youth Engagement & Development, Office of Mayor John Tory, City of Toronto. In 2020 Gwyneth was appointed to Lead the Anti-Black Racism Unit, at the City of Brampton. In 2022 she assumed a new role leading Black Economic Empowerment Initiatives and Black Youth Entrepreneurship, Economic Department, Office of the CAO, City of Brampton
Ms. Chapman is a recipient of The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. She is also a recipient of Black Business and Professional Association, Women of Honour Awards and 100ABC Accomplished Black Canadian Women Award.
Ms. Chapman is a journalist, active in print, television, radio and documentaries who works on programming to present a more positive image of the African Canadian community by featuring outstanding individuals.