Meet Yvette Ashiri

An Orléans-South-Navan resident, Yvette Ashiri is a wife, mother of two, public servant and community organizer.


Yvette is dedicated to making life better for everyone and is actively invested in community development, economic prosperity, advocating for a society without violence and supporting education by promoting youth leadership. 


Yvette has been serving our community for over 16 years and has been a board member of the: 


  • School Council of École Notre Place
  • School Council of École Élémentaire Publique des Sentiers as President
  • Montfort Hospital 
  • Collège la Cité
  • Les Éditions L’ Interligne
  • Orléans-Cumberland community resources center


Yvette has dedicated her life to advocating for human rights around the globe and was the 2021 National President of Junior Chamber International Canada (JCI). She has received several awards recognizing her service, including:


  • Ottawa Distinguished Women
  • 100 Outstanding Black Women of Canada
  • Ottawa-Vanier Women Leaders
  • RAF Diamond Award 
  • Bernard Grandmaître Award
  • Welcoming Ottawa Ambassadors Award

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