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Perdita Felicien Broadcast Journalism Summer Institute

“As a mature student, I appreciated the dedication of my classmates and how focused and practical the curriculum was."

Perdita Felicien is a two-time Olympian, 10-time Canadian champion and world champion hurdler, who, upon retiring from competition, entered into a second career as a broadcaster, motivational speaker and writer. A graduate of Seneca’s Broadcast Journalism Summer Institute, Perdita’s broadcasting career includes sports and community affairs coverage with CBC, TSN, CHCH Hamilton and Global Television. She is a volunteer with many organizations that promote sports, including Right to Play and Count Me In. Perdita has been named Canada’s and Ontario’s Female Athlete of the Year and received the Keys to the City of Pickering and the Queen Elizabeth Diamond.