Sterling Creations’ president, Donna J. Jodhan, is honored to have received a number of awards and commendations for her activism.
At a parliamentary diner on June 10th, 2022, Donna was nominated to receive a Platinum Jubilee Award in recognition of her contributions to the Scarborough-Agincourt community and her work with Barrier Free Canada.
The award was presented in celebration of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee in June of 2022.
On July 14th, 2022, Donna graduated from the University of London (England) with her Law degree.
In 2018, Donna was presented with an award from Elections Canada for her work with the Advisory Group for Disability Issues, where she has been serving since its inception in 2014.
In 2017, the Canadian Council for the Blind (CCB) presented Donna with their White Cane Week Person of the Year Award for 2017 at their annual banquet.
In 2011, Donna was named one of the Top 15 Canadians in Digital Technology by Backbone Magazine.
In 2010, after being nominated by Citizens With Disabilities – Ontario (CWDO), Donna received the Council of Canadians with Disabilities’ National Award. The CCD National Award recognizes outstanding contributions to the Canadian disability rights movement.
After being nominated by the Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (AEBC), Donna was named “Unsung Hero of 2008” by the city of Toronto for her landmark Charter challenge against the federal government to make their websites more accessible for blind and vision-impaired Canadians.