Dr. Jamila Aman

Dr. Jamila Aman is an Educator, an Entrepreneur and an activist on social justice and equity.

Dr. Jamila Aman is the current Executive Director Canadian Black Chamber of Commerce, former Executive Director of Northwood Neighbourhood Services, professor with Humber College, a founding member of Premier Canadian Business Solutions Inc. Jamila has been working as an independent consultant assisting non-for-profit organizations, enterprises with capacity building to achieve their optimum.

Dr. Aman’s educational background includes PhD in education with the University of Liverpool.  Master of Arts in Leadership from Royal Roads University. Dr. Aman’s undergrads includes Business Administration; specialized in General Management, and Public Administration. Settlement Counseling and Teaching English as a Second Language. In 2006 Jamila completed the York University, Schulich School of Business, Executive Directors Institute training. As well, she completed a graduate programs Masters in Marketing, at York University in June 2009 and received certification in Marketing Management. As a hobby Jamila took fashion design diploma in 1997.

Jamila has done extensive national and International volunteer work with NGO’s and higher educational institutions as well as paid work.   


Dr. Jamila Aman speaks and writes in 5 languages, Amharic, Arabic, English, Tigre and Tigrinya languages.

Honors & Awards: Jamila Received the following honors and awards

  • Positive Change, Global Leadership Award in 2022
  • African Social Development Council, Community Award of Excellence 2019
  • The Nigerian Canadian Newspaper, Award of Leadership in non-for-profit 2016
  • Northwood Neighbourhood Services Award of Excellence 2015
  • York West Centennial Citation Award; Community Contribution Award 2015
  • Cambridge Who`s Who; VIP Recognition 2011-2012 Edition 2012,
  • Recognition by Worldwide Publishing – 17th Edition Cambridge Who’s Who VIP Award
  • Skills For Change; New Pioneers Community Service Award 2009


Dr. Jamila Aman published four publications (1) Racism Privilege and Power; Black Students Experiences in Grades 11 & 12 and their Transition to Post Secondary in Toronto, as part of PhD thesis (2) Integration and Merger Research, (3) Building Disability Support Services and (4) Community Centric Experiential Education