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Who’s True Blue? Amorell Saunders N’Daw

The True Blue Award emerged from the most recent Speaking Up: Faculty & Staff Experience Survey. The results showed that feeling valued and recognized in the communities in which they work rated highly among employees.

The True Blue Award complements the recognition programs already in existence at the University of Toronto (U of T) and provides staff and faculty with an opportunity to recognize their colleagues in a more informal way. Award recipients are nominated by their colleagues for embodying U of T’s true-blue spirit.

Read on to find out why.

True Blue Award recipient Amorell Saunders N'Daw


Amorell Saunders N’Daw


University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC)
& Governing Council


“Amorell has the rare ability to draw out even the most reserved individual and make them feel comfortable and included. She works tirelessly to promote inclusivity for under-represented groups. She always has sage advice for any circumstance, be it personal or professional. She has become a sought-after person to consult for policy and diversity advice by colleagues at all three campuses.”

“Amorell Saunders N’Daw is an ‘unsung hero’ at the University of Toronto where she has held senior leadership roles at the University of Toronto Scarborough for the past nine-and-a-half years. Amorell is committed to making lasting connections with her colleagues at the University. She regularly mentors faculty, staff, and students on personal and career matters and takes the necessary time needed to provide advice and guidance.”


Does this remind you of someone you know? Nominate them for a True Blue Award.