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Canadian Women Honoured For Serving Their Communities This International Women’s Day

Canadian Women Honoured For Serving Their Communities This International Women’s Day

Toronto, ON – On March 8, 2020, International Women’s Day, L’Oreal Paris partnered with The Omni King Edward Hotel to host the remarkable Women of Worth Gala. This display of female empowerment, celebrated ten Canadian women who have gone above and beyond to work selflessly to serve their communities.

Tanya Hayles, founder of Black Moms Connection, a global online village for Black mothers, was among one of the women showcased at the Women of Worth Gala.

“Today is amazing! It’s overwhelming, I’m so honoured,” Hayles enthused. “Because I know that out of 300, very worthy organizations, I’m one of the ten.” 

The L’Oreal Women of Worth program also rewarded each honouree with a $10,000 grant to help them continue to volunteer their time and boost their efforts as they go on to elevate their communities, and find beauty in giving back.

About Black Moms Connection

Founded in 2015 by Tanya Hayles, Black Moms Connection provides a safe and encouraging environment for black mothers to connect with shared cultural experiences.

It originally launched on Facebook amongst 15 friends and has now grown into a village of over 14,000 members globally. The goal of this supportive environment is to empower mothers to increase their social, emotional, financial and well-being as members of the black community. Black Moms Connection also provides a community space, scholarships and emergency funds for mothers in need. They host conferences, workshops and events to allow women to connect in real life and provide education on topics such as financial literacy, wellness, self-love and relationships.

Black Moms Connection is a sisterhood, a place where members can safely laugh, cry and vent with those who understand the struggles of being a black woman.


Sandra Gabriel
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