Chair of the Advisory Council
Bilqees Mohamed is a 21 year- old social work student at Ryerson University. She is committed to advancing the rights of women and girls through education and civic engagement. As a community organizer, Bilqees has led a Girls Summit in her former high school and has designed workshops for youth in the Don Mills area. She is also a senior writer for Yonge Magazine where her editorial work discusses issues on race, identity and women’s rights. Her topics of interest include postcolonial feminism/intersectionality, critical race studies and poetry. In the future, she hopes to research and develop policies for racialized women who face barriers in access to health, economic and social opportunities.