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Announcing Solange Tuyishime

Solange Tuyisheme Solange, Miss Canada International 2006, now an Inspirational Speaker and UNICEF Canada Ambassador, a grateful wife and a mother, she returns after ten years to take over the Scholarship Program.

Born and raised in east Africa, Solange escaped the war and genocide and moved to moved to Canada at the age of 13. Solange has a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Journalism and Honors in French from St. Thomas University.

Upon completing her reign as Miss Canada International, Solange choose to further her education with the Miss Canada International Scholarship and obtained her Masters in Public Administrations at the Univérsité de Moncton.

Solange is excited to take over the program that offered her so many great life experiences and looks forward to inspiring young women to be the best they can be.


Nominate a young woman from your Province or Territory...

We are searching for 13 exceptional young woman from across Canada, each representing their own Province and Territory. These young women will form "Canada's Team of Inspirational Young Women".

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