“It’s today,” squeaked Piglet
“My favorite day,” said Pooh”
― A.A. Milne
Sandra Whiting is a speaker who delivers her message through the power of storytelling. She does this by sharing her hundreds of stories that can be drawn on to suit any circumstance; she also uses her life experiences, and practical examples from all walks of life. Her motto is Yes We All Can and her goal is to make sure that every member of her audience adapts that attitude before she is finished with them.
In her diverse career Sandra has worked as a TV host, storyteller, newspaper columnist, cultural programmer, animator, event planner and entrepreneur. She is proud that she conceived and got the Jamaican Consulate many distinguished individuals and many volunteers to work on a project that took two years of planning and execution and celebrated in Canada, Jamaica’s fiftieth year of independence.
Sandra has a unique ability to co-ordinate complicated projects seamlessly among multidisciplined and culturally diverse groups. She has been involved in the management of many culturally diverse community programs such as Carnivallisima, Luminateau and Kuumba (annual Black History Month programme). She was also the Cultural Arts programmer for Harbourfront Centre in Toronto and the Managing Editor of Excellence Magazine for Women
Some organizations with which she has worked, include: The Jamaica Canadian Association; Factory Theatre; Mariposa in the Schools; Empire Club of Canada; Royal Bank Small Business Advisory Committee; Member: Canada Council Dance Advisory Board; Juror: Ontario Arts Councilmember: Canadian Broadcast Standards Council; Board member: Metropolitan Convention Centre Fundraising Chair: YWCA; Board Member: Caribbean Cultural Committee; Past President: Obsidian Theatre & Black Business and Professional Association.
She is currently the president of PACE Canada.