She is an inspired performing artist, seasoned teacher, choreographer and founder of The Cultural Arts Studio, School Of Afro-Caribbean Dance 

Suzan is also the 2006 nominee in the category of Healthy Living for the YWCA-YMCA  Woman of Distinction awards and recipient of the 3’s Company Cultural Mosaic Award, The Global Community Alliance Award, The Jamaica Ottawa Community Association Heroes Award in the category of Business.

Suzan recently received a 2013 United Way Community Builder Award and is very proud to have her name inscribed on the “Wall of Inspiration” in the Jean Pigot hall of Ottawa’s city hall.

In 2016 she was awarded a Leading Women Building Communities  Recognition Award from the province of Ontario.