Meet one of the 2024 IWAA Honoree Michelle Green

Meet one of the 2024  IWAA Honoree Michelle Green


Meet Michelle Green She is one of the 2024 Canada (IWAA) International Women Achievers Award 


Michelle Green was born in Jamaica in the parish of St. Ann.  She attended Duncan’s All Age and William Knibb High School in Trelawny. She later attended Brown’s Town Community College where she did Drama, and the College of Arts, Science and Technology (CAST) where she pursued studies in Food and Beverage Management. She was first employed as a freelance reporter for the Gleaner Company in the parish of Trelawny and later as an assistant to the Hon. Olivia Grange. Michelle Green-Ford served in several other capacities such as Speech Coordinator for the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC).                    

She migrated to the Cayman Islands in 1989 and later to Canada in 1992 where she initially worked as a nanny before being employed in various roles including Department Manager at Walmart.   In 2004, she was chosen through the Miracle Children’s Network, which is affiliated with Walmart, to be an Ambassador for Sick Kids Hospital.  In her role as Ambassador, she commenced a toy mountain drive for Sick Kids Hospital and did several voluntary activities. In August 2014, she adopted the Maternity Ward at the Falmouth Hospital in Jamaica in memory of her grandmother. She also started a Back-to-School Drive in the parish of Trelawny. Due to her contributions to Sick Kids Hospital, she was awarded a citation from the Mayor and Members of the Council of the City of Markham in 2017. 


Michelle Green Ford has always had a passion for caring for others particularly the elderly.  This caused her to pursue nursing. During her nursing career which spanned from 2007 to 2020. She was actively involved in charitable work.  She now operates her own business known as Elegant Maid Services but continues do charitable works.

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