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INTERVIEW: Celebrating Black Canadian Women for Black History Month

By Zena Salem

Black history month is here. And Canada has chosen a new theme for 2018. It’s celebrating Black Canadian women. Suzanne Nyaga is the Ryerson Students Union’s first black female president. She sat down with Toronto Today’s Zena Salem.

Zena Salem, a third-year journalism student produced this item for Toronto Today as part of their Reporting for TV Workshop class.

Lindsay is the Instructional Technology and Web Design Specialist for the School of Journalism. She joined the staff in 2004 after receiving her Bachelor of Journalism.

Lindsay also works as a freelance web designer and multimedia consultant for clients, providing advice on advancing their online presence, and in the development of company and personal websites. Some of her freelance clients include J-Source and J-School's Canada. As a freelance video editor, Lindsay has created promotional and music videos and has also worked at Global Television News, teaching digital video editing.

In 2021, Lindsay was the recipient of the University's Linda Grayson Administrative Leadership Award for creating and adapting industry programs and platforms and educational technology so that instructors could deliver 50 courses remote learning in fall 2020.