God-fearing. Latina. Leader.
As Richmond Hill Business Ambassador, Norma Trivino is a high-profile community leader with recognition and credibility beyond the province of Ontario. She is the first- ever Latina to hold this position since 2018.
Most currently, Norma was nominated to join the Canadian delegation to the 64th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in New York.
In 2019, Norma was nominated for the 13th annual TD Bank “10 Most Influential Hispanics Canadians” national awards. Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill MPP Michael Parsa was present at the awards gala to support Norma’s nomination (Norma lives in Richmond Hill).
The Honourable Harinder Malhi, former Minister of the Status of Women, honoured Norma with the “2018 Leading Women Award” for her leadership in improving the lives of women. Norma is the first-ever Latina to have received this Provincial award.
Norma worked at Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) for 18 years and paved the way for other Latinas within Canada’s national housing agency. Norma is the first-ever Latina to have been elected by majority to represent Ontario for a 3-year term in CMHC President’s Advisory Council. Norma is also the first-ever Latina to have served as CMHC Diversity Committee Co-Chair. Norma led a series of Focus Groups throughout Ontario for CMHC’s Market Analysis Centre; she then wrote and published a report with recommendations.
Other honours Norma has received:
– 2018 Recognition Certificate from the Honourable MP Judy Sgro
– 2017 Top Latin American Profiles in Canada
Social Media Links:
InstaGram & Twitter: @sntrivino