“Viola’s recognition helps to right a wrong, namely challenge our lack of appreciation and understanding for models of female leadership and black entrepreneurship and their valuable contributions to our knowledge of entrepreneurship, leadership, management and organizations.— JA Files
A ground-breaking African Nova Scotian entrepreneur who built a new market in an emerging field with three successful verticals. Canadians know Viola as a civil rights leader, but her accomplishments also include her enterprises, and her many graduates who established businesses of their own within and beyond the Maritimes.
APA 7th Edition
The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame. (2021, October 5). Viola Desmond. Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive. Retrieved from: https://nslaureates.ca/laureates/viola-desmond
MLA 9th Edition
The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame. “Viola Desmond”. Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive, 5 Oct. 2021. nslaureates.ca/laureates/viola-desmond.