Nikisha Evans - Current President (2020-2021)

Nikisha Evans is a Licensed Paralegal of The Law Society of Ontario. Her passion for justice, love for advocacy and compassion for others guides her in the role as President of The Congress of Black Women London Chapter. In addition, Nikisha is an author and mentor. She has obtained a Bachelor of Science in Management with graduate diplomas in Human Resource Management and Paralegal. Nikisha enjoys reading, journaling, traveling and motivating others to be their best self.  


Dr. Janet Collins - Past President

Janet V. Collins, Bsc, LLB, Phd is a graduate of University of London, England, Westen Reserve University (now Case Western Reserve), and University of Western Ontario, (now Western). Now retired from her legal practice, she specialized  in representing the mentally ill, children in Child Welfare and Family law disputes, and worked as a Mediator in Family law. In addition to her role as past-president of the Congress of Black Women of Canada, London, other current community activities include the Board of London Symphonia Orchestra, Chair of Tabithas’s Daughters, International, Inc and convenor of Friends of P.A.C.E., London. She is a committed gardener and enjoys performances of the National Ballet of Canada and other fine arts.    


Welandra Rolle - Secretary



Vilma Francois - Past Education Committee Chair

Vilma Francois has many years’ experience in education. She currently arranges education sessions for both CBWC London members and the general public. She also is the main point of contact for the annual scholarships given on behalf of the CBWC London.


              2020 – 2021 Congress of Black Women London Executive Committee

Past President                          Janet Collins

President                                  Nikisha Evans

Vice President                          Jennifer Slay

Secretary                                  Welandra Rolle

Corresponding Secretary      Maya Mark

Treasurer                                 Christina Richards

Membership                            Melanie Amadasun

Education                                 Rita McAuley

Project Chair                             Nicole Pinder