Saa Andrew Gbongbor

Country of Origin:

Sierra Leone

Themes:

Immigration, Black History/African Heritage, Racism/Discrimination, Human Rights & Social Justice, Identity & Heritage, Multiculturalism & Diversity, Adjusting to Life in Canada, Refugee Experiences

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Bio

Saa Andrew is a former refugee from Sierra Leone who currently resides in Fredericton, NB. He graduated four years ago from Saint Thomas University. He majored in human rights and world history, and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. He is the producer of a youth talent show called ‘Battle of the Arts’ (BOTA). BOTA went province-wide in 2011. Saa Andrew is a member of the New Brunswick Arts/Youth Commission.

His goal is to use the arts to create change in his community and beyond. Saa Andrew is also the president of the New Brunswick African Association. Saa is an up-and-coming entrepreneur who enjoys working with groups, organizations, and individuals with the aim of building stronger communities.