Nicole Mfoafo-M'Carthy

Award Category: 
Youth Scholarships Award
Recipient Year: 
2017

Nicole Mfoafo-M’Carthy immigrated to Canada from Ghana in 2001 and is currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Health Sciences program at the University of Calgary, majoring in Health and Society.Nicole has developed a YYC online resource database for youth for which she was awarded the Terry Fox Humanitarian Award.Overcoming bullying and racism herself, Nicole created a mentorship program that provides support and guidance to immigrant girls from the ages of 9-13.Nicole applies her leadership skills and academic knowledge to give back to the community, and is an avid local volunteer.