re-imagining nursing
Re-Imagining Nursing Leadership

Join the Pan-CanadianAssociation of Nurses of African Descent (PCANAD) for a panel discussion on how Black nurses embody leadership in healthcare and political spaces. The panel discussion will feature four powerful leaders from diverse contexts of service, including union, academia, administration, and politics. The speakers will share their career trajectories and lead conversations on becoming a transformative leader beyond the bedside. 

There will also be an opportunity to engage with the speakers through Q & A. 

Please share with students and practicing nurses within your network. This event is for everyone!


  • Adigo Angela Achoba-Omajali (Clinical Practice Educator, Interior Health Authority)

As a dedicated and passionate nurse, Adigo has spent over a decade serving in various roles within the Interior Health Authority, including currently as a Clinical Practice Educator under tertiary mental health. As a member of the British Columbia Nurses Union, Adigo was an interim Regional Council Member for Thompson North Okanagan Region in 2023 and she currently holds the elected position of Executive Professional Responsibility Advocate and has been a union steward for over eight years. 

  • Dionne Sinclair (Vice-President, CAMH)

Dionne Sinclair is the Vice President of Clinical Operations and Chief Nursing Executive at CAMH. Her story is a testament to the power of perseverance, lifelong learning, and a commitment to fostering an inclusive and equitable workplace. Her nursing career began as an RPN in 1976, and through hard work and dedication, she pursued further education, culminating in her current pursuit of a PhD at Western University, expected to be completed in 2025. Dionne’s commitment to fostering a fair, equitable, and inclusive workplace is evident in her leadership style and the relationships she cultivates. 

  • Dr. Bukola Salami (Professor, University of Calgary)

Professor Bukola Salami currently holds the rank of Full Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary. Professor Salami’s research program focuses on policies and practices shaping migrant health as well as Black people’s health. She has been involved in over 90 funded studies totalling over $230 million. She founded and leads the African Child and Youth Migration Network, a network of 42 scholars from four continents. She led the establishment of the Institute for Intersectional Studies at the University of Alberta. 

  • Daria Adèle Juüdi-Hope (Federal NDP Candidate for Kingston and The Islands)

Daria is a beacon of leadership in healthcare advocacy and social justice, blending her roles as a Registered Nurse, Educator, and Social Justice Advocate into a formidable force for change. Her professional journey seamlessly integrates academic achievements with practical experience, evident in her roles as a Clinical Instructor and Supervisor at Queen’s University and a Professor at St. Lawrence College. Now, as the Federal NDP Candidate for Kingston and The Islands, Daria’s leadership journey takes on a new dimension. 

Click here to learn more about our esteemed speakers! We look forward to seeing you on March 28.

Email: communications@pcanad.ca 

Time: 18:00