Makini Smith was nominated March 2018 as the MPP Candidate for Oshawa. She is currently an entrepreneur, 4 time published author of self-help books, and personal development coach. She's a certified consultant for Proctor Gallagher helping people create a limitless life. She recently released an app to create a healing community for women to share their journey, resources, tips and more. Previously she was a real estate sales representative full time in the Durham area for 6 years.
Prior to entering the political arena, Makini has been mentoring women and young girls internationally. From one on one sessions coaching women in Puerto Rico, Jamaica, and South Africa to virtual sessions with women in Australia, Washinton DC and Atlanta Makini has shown them how to set and achieve bigger goals. For over 5 years she has facilitated annual workshops for the women at Massey Centre here in Toronto giving them the tools and resources to tap into their full potential.
Makini grew up in Scarborough and Markham. She attended Lester B Pearson and Middlefield Collegiate. She is an honors graduate of Seneca College. Makini continued her education at OREA Real Estate College and Proctor Gallagher Institute.