Speaker Highlight: Aniqah Zowmi
Aniqah Zowmi has a passion for mainstreaming diversity and inclusion at all levels of government and civic organization. She serves in multiple advisory roles: she is currently the Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Leading Change Canada; a Regional Focal Point for the United Nations Major Group of Children and Youth (MGCY); a Member of the Youth Advisory Group to the Canadian Commission for UNESCO (CCUNESCO); and is serving a ter…m as the Unspoken Smiles Representative to the United Nations Department of Global Communications Youth Representatives Steering Committee.
Zowmi was a Lead Author for the UNESCO publication “A Youth-Led Guide on Preventing Violent Extremism through Education”.
Zowmi recently completed a Master of Arts in Social Justice and Equity Studies at Brock University, researching the intersection between social enterprise and feminist and anti-colonialist theory.