Brenda Williams 


Brenda Williams

She is the Founder and Executive Director of New Life Project Incorporation, a Non-Profit Organization, registered in Canada, Sierra Leone, Cote d’Ivoire, and the USA with the goal of inspiring, educating, and empowering women and children through effective support systems such as empowerment forums, workshops, education and relief programs. Shei s a translator by profession.

She created New Life Women’s World for women in North America to have a safe place for discussions on topics that educate and empower women for their next step in fulfilling their dreams. The goal is to build stronger women, families, and communities, and to effect change within their communities through financial management, healthy lifestyles, entrepreneurship, networking and communication.

Since 2018, she has been organizing Afro-Canadian craft classes, sewing sessions (Fashion and Designs) which is geared toward developing skills, building up self-esteem and confidence in women and youth. Her goal is educating women and youth about the Black culture and its values through crafts and sewing and helping them launch their own businesses.  She presently offers French tutoring classes to kids and adult in her Ottawa community because she is aware of the importance of the French language which gave her and her family the opportunity to be in Canada.

In 2018 Brenda received an award from the African Canadians Association Ottawa, (ACAO) for her remarkable contribution towards the African Canadian Community in Ottawa. In 2020, she was nominated as one of 100 Accomplished Black Women across Canada her support of Black women and girls, demonstrating leadership through role modelling and/or volunteer activities.

She equally received a 2021 Community Builder Award from the Black History Ottawa because of her  leadership and community engagement: specifically, her role in creating and running the NewLife Project which inspires, educates, and empowers women, alongside her many other volunteer and community-building activities.

This year, 2022, she is one of the nominee for the 30th annual RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards. This award is to reward 200 women in Canada who are demonstrating excellence and creating an impact in their societies.

She is passionate about sharing God's love among women and youth.