As the school year came to an end, I want to congratulate students across the globe for their hard work. Especially those I met this year through assemblies, workshops, conferences and one on one meetings. I feel especially honoured to have been part of the Third Annual, We Rise Together Black Students Leadership Conference. I am grateful for the opportunity to use my voice and share my experiences in this expression of Black Leadership and excellence. The two days conference was a beautiful initiative taken by Peel District School Board in an effort to help middle school and highschool students to realize the strength, intelligence and power that lies within them. During my workshop, I