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The Honorable Jean Augustine

The Jean Augustine story: Claiming a seat at the table

The Jean Augustine story: Claiming a seat at the table

When former MP Jean Augustine (LLD '11) was elected to the Parliament of Canada in 1993, she brought with her the hopes of her community, the voices of those she advocated for and the aspirations of her ancestors. As the first Black woman elected as a Member of Parliament, she was automatically catapulted to the status of role model for the millions who would come after her.