Micheline Kizeza is from the DRC (Democratic Republic of Congo). As a journalist and political refugee, she left her country in 2003. After her arrival in Canada she married and had two children. Her second child was born with sickle cell anemia.
Micheline talks about the struggles she had as a mother of a very sick child and the support she experienced from the health care system. Because of this positive experience, Micheline decided to pursue a career in the healthcare field so that she can give back to the community and make a difference in other people’s lives.
You can hear more of Micheline's story here: https://youtu.be/OY88h3Ii3fg