Muna Gaye

Country of Origin:

Gambia

Themes:

Citizenship, 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

Born in The Gambia, to a Gambian Father and Ghanaian mother, Muna moved to Canada in her late teens and spent the remainder of her formative years in Halifax Nova Scotia, where she graduated from an Undergrad degree in Economics. Muna moved to the Toronto area after graduation and has worked in the corporate sector for BMO Bank of Montreal, the International development sector, working with the United Nations in various countries around the world, and in the non-profit sector as the former Program Coordinator for the Passages Canada program. Muna has a passion for social justice and human rights issues, and currently works with the City of Toronto's Newcomer Office to advance settlement objectives and improve the policy environment for Immigrants, newcomers and refugees.