Djenane St. Fleur Gourgue, Vice President of The Haitian American Chamber of Commerce won the 2018 Women of Distinction Award for the “Not-For-Profit” on March 2nd.
Presented by The Lauderhill Regional Chamber of Commerce, this prestigious award recognizes the most distinctive women in business, government, education and not-for-profit fields throughout the community.
The Haitian American Chamber of Commerce (HAAMCC) Mission is to strategically manage Haitian interests locally and internationally for economic stability; all while providing business sustainability via helping business owners find resources to strengthen and expand their business and in doing so extend the life of their business.
To learn more about The Haitian American Chamber of Commerce visit haamcc.com.
According to The Lauderhill Regional Chamber of Commerce, nominees are selected based on being nominated by the many citizens and members throughout their community. Each submission is reviewed by a panel of independent business and community leaders through a detailed process, then selected and named. Chosen honorees are selected based on accomplishments and community involvement within Broward County. This year the Lauderhill Regional Chamber of Commerce received nearly 200 submissions.
When asked what winning the award means, Djenane St. Fleur Gourgue, Vice President of HAAMCC said, The 2018 theme is “I AM”, and I chose I am Vibrant – as a definition of who I am and want to inspire others to be. To be recognized by the Lauderhill Regional Chamber of Commerce was a surreal experience; as the VP of HAAMCC we often speak to our members about the value in working with strategic partners and being recognized by a partner chamber for whom we have established trust and respect for is immeasurable.
About Djenane St. Fleur Gourgue:
In 1998 Djénane St-Fleur migrated to Florida, since then she has always been a community advocate. She is presently the Vice President of the Haitian American Chamber of Commerce servicing Broward and Palm Beach counties. Mrs. St-Fleur Gourgue had served as the Chairperson for Haiti with the Lauderhill Sister City, where she is also the vice-President since 2004. Djénane St-Fleur carries the Haitian culture in her Heart and everywhere she goes. She sits on several boards and is involved in various cultural, health, social activities varying from Haitian Heritage Month, Breast Cancer Awareness, Kreyol Month, and political campaigns to ensure that her community’s interest is voiced. Mrs. St-Fleur holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the New York Institute of Technology. Mrs. St- Fleur has used her technical background to engage in strong marketing campaigns to promote several activities (from Literacy, to Fashion, Music and Film). These marketing strategies and practices led to the creation of her own radio shows “Prekosyon Pa Kapon” a weekly community show well listened to by a large Greater Miami area audience and the “Global Business Talk Show” on WAVS radio. Djénane St-Fleur also serves as a business consultant to academic institutions addressing the use of television as an educational tool. Mrs Gourgue has received several awards for her work in the community in advocacy as a breast cancer survivor. She is very involved in the Diaspora via the promotion of Haitian culture, jazz music, education and arts.
About the The Lauderhill Regional Chamber of Commerce :
The Lauderhill Regional Chamber of Commerce is a vibrant business membership organization dedicated to serving businesses in Lauderhill and throughout Central Broward County. They help their members grow by providing opportunities for them to network, build a referral base and learn best practices for running a successful business.
For more information about the Lauderhill Regional Chamber of Commerce, visit them online at http://www.LauderhillChamber.com, or call 954-318-6118.
Haitian American Chamber of Commerce
3800 Inverrary Blvd, Lauderhill, FL 33319