Join keynote speaker and Dundurn author, Mary Anne Chambers, in celebrating Jamaica's independence and the Jamaican Canadian Association's 60th anniversary!
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.