Alethia O’Hara-Stephenson is the CEO of Alethia Enterprise., a Small business consulting, coaching and speaking business. She is also business professional in the Financial Services industry with over 20 years of progressive leadership experience. Alethia has a reputation of advocating for the needs of her community and amplifying the voices of marginalized and racialized individuals. She has a track record of getting things done. She has successfully championed and led a number of initiatives, such as the request to recognize Black History Month for the first time in Dufferin County, which was unanimously approved by council, along with the first Pan African Flag raising ceremony that also gained unanimous approval by council. Alethia organized the first Black History Month celebration in partnership with the Museum of Dufferin and students from the Youth Advisory Committee at Center Dufferin District High school. Alethia successfully presented a recommendation to Dufferin County Council to establish and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee which was adopted by council. She is a member of the Hills of Headwaters Collaborative community wellness community, Dufferin County Accessibility Committee and Director of the Center Dufferin District High School Youth Advisory Committee as well as the Chair of the Anti-Black Racism, Racism & Discrimination Task Force for the Town of Shelburne. She is the recipient of the Town of Shelburne’s highest award, the Community Excellence Award and has also been recognized as one of 2020’s Women of Influence. Alethia holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from York University and an MBA in Leadership & Innovation from Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland. Alethia has lectured in the states, delivered presentations on Diversity & Inclusion, delivered research paper at the Management Governance and Ethical Finance Conference in Scotland and delivered keynote address in Montreal on Leadership and Education. She has also hosted town hall sessions with community leaders on issues regarding anti-discrimination and equity for marginalized individuals in society.