Princess Halliday, guest lecturer on Ethics at the California State University Northridge and President of Empower Africa Initiative has been honored by the Canadian government for her outstanding leadership in Africa, she was also given another award for Outstanding Achievement as Leadership Ambassador to Miss Commonwealth London.

Halliday has consistently been a champion for mindset empowerment, gender equality and giving equal access to quality education for all children.

She took to her social media to express her gratitude in a statement she posted on Instagram.

“This year has been gratifying. I am humbled and in awe of these Blessings from God as a reminder that perseverance, hard work and knowing who you are -pays off!

“Two awards in the same week!!!!!

“I am awarded an OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AWARD TO AFRICA by the Federal government of Canada including a citation and also an award FOR AN OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AS LEADERSHIP AMBASSADOR to Miss Commonwealth London in the same week!!!

“It is not easy changing a narrative that is long been embedded in a culture but like Hillary Clinton said

“Never stop believing that fighting for what is right is worth it”

“Never doubt that you are valuable and should have all the opportunity to pursue your own dream

“I dedicate these awards to every young girl with a dream who refuses to be stopped because she is considered a girl. I love you all” I will continuously uphold our Nation Nigeria to high esteem promoting and educating African women to be authentic leaders.”

For a year, Princess Halliday served the River State Government as the special media and image consultant to the wife of the State Governor Dame Judith Amaechi.

Watch Princess Halliday in this video.