MLA Uzoma Asagwara, Union Station

Thank you Father for our amazing Uzoma Asagwara. May the passions of her learnings be bold, outspoken and courageous as she serves and leads those around her. Grant her opportunities to make the changes that the wisdom in her heart is speaking and may she be powerful through you in her desire to make a difference. Pray Prov 25:5 A wise man has great power and a man of knowledge increases in strength; for waging war you need guidance and for victory, many advisors. Amen……

Uzoma Asagwara is a Nigerian-Canadian  elected in 2019 as MLA for Union Station representing the New Democratic Party. Her election was a historical mark in the country, she is one of three black people in the 150-year history of the Manitoba legislative house. Asagwara has worked in Canada as a psychiatric nurse specializing in adult and youth mental health and addictions., and has been a community activist in Winnipeg. The Nigerian-Canadian is not only a politician and activist, but she is also an athlete.  Asagwara was a member of the Canadian national women’s basketball and acts as a mentor for youth athletes in downtown Winnipeg. She is a grassroots community activist, educator, entrepreneur and mental health advocate and currently serve as a member of the Women’s Health Clinic board of directors.