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Awards & Community Involvement ofFabienne Colas

On top of working on the direct activities of the Foundation, Fabienne Colas also sits on a number of boards, attends festivals and events as a speaker or guest of honour, supports many initiatives, and contributes to many fundraising campaigns for various social, humanitarian, community and cultural causes. The following are just some of her many charitable involvements :

 

A few awards and distinctions

  • Recipient of the 2019 Martin Luther King Jr Achievement Award (Black Theatre Workshop)  – will be given on Février 2019
  • Canada’s Top 40 under 40 Award – 2018
  • Finalist Prix Femme d’Affaires du Québec – 2018
  • Finalist for the 2018 Charles Biddle Award (national et international category) – 2018
  • Personality of the Week by Newspaper La Presse – 2018
  • Lauréate du Gala Femmes en Cinéma, Télévision et Média Numériques (FCTMN) – May 2018
  • 2017 Harry Jerome Arts Award – Toronto, April 2017
  • Medal of the National Assembly of Quebec, February 2015
  • Montreal Gazette’s 20 hottest, most fabulous, glamourous and best-dressed Montrealers of the year 2014!
  • Tribute from the Consulate General of Haiti in Montreal – 2014
  • 2010 Black History Month award winner in Montreal,
  • Plaque of honour in 2009 from the Ministère de la Culture et de la Condition féminine (ministry of culture and the status of women) in Haiti for her efforts to promote Haitian culture in Canada,
  • Ticket d’or (golden ticket) for best actress in Haiti for the film Barikad in 2002,
  • Crowned Miss Haiti in 2000

Boards of directors and juries

  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Society for the Celebration of Montreal’s 375th Anniversary
  • Nomination jury for the 2014 Prix Gémeaux
  • 2010 jury for the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (Quebec Council for the Arts) (Prix vivacité Montréal)
  • President and Founder of the Fabienne Colas Foundation