From the Heart - Dundurn

From the Heart

Family. Community. Service.

Published August 2022


A refreshing memoir that challenges readers to make the most of life’s opportunities.

After moving to Canada from Jamaica in 1976, a colleague at Scotiabanktold Mary Anne Chambers not to be surprised if she didn’t get very far.The overlapping characteristics of her identity — Caribbean immigrant, Blackbusinesswoman, Catholic, wife, and mother—were expected to hinder her bothpersonally and professionally. Yet, against all odds, she went on to attain seniorroles in both business and politics.

In her inspiring memoir, Chambers shares lessons from the moments that challenged and defined her. From the Heart encourages us to be our authentic selves, to embrace curiosity, to find value in our life experiences and those we meet along the way.



Mary Anne Chambers

Mary Anne Chambers's experience spans the worlds of business, government, and community service. She has been recognized with an Order of Ontario, a Meritorious Service Medal, a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, a Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal, and four honorary doctorates. She lives in Thornhill, Ontario.

Book Details

August 2022
5.5x8.5 in
352 pp
August 2022
352 pp
August 2022
352 pp