Julie Caron, Vice President of Educational Continuum at Groupe Média TFO, has been recognized for her outstanding contributions to the development of the Franco-Ontarian community by receiving the 2021 "Professional" Saphir Award
The 7th edition of the Saphir Awards was held last Thursday, in style! Organized by the Fondation franco-ontarienne (FFO), this inspiring evening revealed seven Franco-Ontarian women whose community involvement and excellence stood out in 2021.
TORONTO, Nov. 24, 2021 /CNW/ - Driven by exceptional women of endless talent and creativity, Groupe Média TFO is very proud to announce that Julie Caron, Vice President, Educational Continuum, was awarded the "Professional" award during the prestigious Saphir Awards, held by the Fondation franco-ontarienne in Toronto.
Julie Caron stands out in the "Professional" category
"The announcment of Julie, Vice President, Educational Continuum, as the 2021 "Professional" Saphir Award winner is a symbol of pride for me. I have a lot of admiration for her career experience. This distinction is a testament to her dedication to education for more than 30 years, and to her leadership. Her guidance has greatly influenced the critical transformations of our business, through innovative initiatives which serve the community and enable current and future generations to thrive by developing their employability skills." Michelle Séguin, Acting President - CEO of Groupe Média TFO.
This prestigious award recognizes Julie's vision and remarkable work. Since joining TFO in 2011, she has worked tirelessly to develop high-quality French-language resources to support all stakeholders in the education sector and to assist learners in their education and identity-building process, particularly in minority communities.
"I would like to thank the Fondation franco-ontarienne and the jurors from the bottom of my heart for this recognition, which means a lot to me! Attending this great evening alongside all these exceptional women is a privilege. Their shared dedication and energy are unparalleled sources of inspiration that motivate us to go the extra mile for the continued existence of the Francophonie in Ontario. I thank the entire team at Groupe Média TFO and our education partners, with whom we create excellent digital learning experiences that meet the needs and aspirations of students." Julie Caron, Vice President, Educational Continuum, Groupe Média TFO.
New in 2021: First "TFO Inspiring Young Citizen" Saphir Award
We are very proud to see this young woman carry the colours of Franco-Ontarian youth and win this award. A student at Ronald Marion High School (Pickering), she has been involved in her community since elementary school to pass on her taste for social and community involvement to her peers. As vice-president of the Fédération de la jeunesse franco-ontarienne (FESFO), student counsellor for the Conseil scolaire Viamonde, Youth Ambassador and Director of ACFO- Durham-Peterborough and founder of a social justice club within her school, she is a real inspiration for the next generation and represents without a doubt the values TFO holds dear!
With the creation of this new category, TFO wishes to recognize the involvement, social, community or environmental commitment of young girls in elementary and high school. This award is a reminder of the importance of cultivating students' personal development and their ability to fulfill responsibilities as global citizens.
Congratulations to the finalists and winners of the 2021 Saphir Awards!
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SOURCE Ontario French Language Educational Communications Authority (TFO)
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