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Dal Nursing Faculty Named One of "Top 25 Immigrants in the Maritimes"

Posted by Terry Murray-Arnold on November 8, 2018 in News


For her vision and leadership in the community, Dal Nursing faculty member Damiloa Iduye was recently named as One of the Top 25 Immigrants in the Maritimes!

Ms. Iduye was honoured with the award at Pier 21 on November 2, 2018 at the Canada Museum of Immigration at Pier 21. 

The Top 25 Immigrants in the Maritimes initiative is a "way of identifying and honouring those maritimers who stand out in their towns and cities; the trail blazers and leaders who have made a difference in their communities."

Ms. Iduye, a Nigerian-educated nurse, immigrated from Nigeria to Truro, NS in 2012. 

At the Top 25 Gala, Ms. Iduye's work on internationally educated health professional advisory committees was cited as was her work on an online compendium of resources for internationally educated nurses (IENs) in NS. The latter was developed in collaboration with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Nova Scotia.  

"Having supportive mentors & a loving family who believe that I have all it takes to make a positive influence is priceless! I've come this far because of you!," said Ms. Iduye. 

Congratulations Damiloa! The SON is proud of this and your many other accomplishments! 

Ms. Iduye and family with the Top 25 Award.