Eleanor Beaton, founder and CEO of Safi Media and a recognized global leader for her work as a women’s leadership expert and business coach has been selected as this year’s winner of the BBPA Harry Jerome Professional Excellence Award.
Established in 1983 in memory of the late Harry Jerome, a Canadian Olympian and Social Advocate, the BBPA Harry Jerome Awards recognizes and honours achievements within the Canadian Black Community. The award is a fundraiser that supports the BBPA’s work in promoting the professional business advancement of African Canadians.
The BBPA Harry Jerome Awards is recognized as one of the most prestigious national awards in Canada. The honorees receive awards in fourteen categories: Arts, Athletics, Leadership, Business, Entertainment, Professional Excellence, Health Science, Community Service, Lifetime Achievement, Culture, Trailblazer, Young Entrepreneur, Media and the President’s Award.
The BBPA supports business and professional excellence, higher education and economic development. Awards are given based on the professional excellence and highly notable achievements of the nominees and recognizes and honors achievements within the Canadian Black Community.
Eleanor is the former Chair of the Visiting Women’s Executive Exchange Program, and a finalist for the prestigious National Business Book Award and National Magazine Award honour. She has won multiple national and international awards for journalism, leadership coaching and entrepreneurship, including Canada’s Leadership Coach of the Year by the Corporate Excellence Award, the Nova Scotia Business Inc Export Achievement Award, and the Hector Jacques Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence from the Black Business Initiative.
Learn more about Eleanor’s work and how you can step into your excellence by attending the roundtable: Real, Raw Secrets of Building 7 Figure Teams.
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