Community Engagement and Gender Equality Specialist, Ontario Council for International Cooperation
Aniqah Zowmi (she/her) works from an intersectional, anti-oppressive operational framework. As a Muslim woman of colour with multiple other intersectional identities, she brings her lived experience authentically into her work. Some of her recent efforts have included supporting humanitarian projects in Jordan focused on mental health, psychosocial awareness, and economic empowerment, for the Italian NGO Un Ponte Per… (UPP) and for the Canadian NGO Menonnite Economic Development Associates (MEDA). She is currently the Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Leading Change Canada and the Chair of Girls Action Foundation. Aniqah holds a Master of Arts in Social Justice and Equity Studies from Brock University, where she looked at feminist and anti-colonialist perspectives on social enterprise.