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Zaheera Jinnah, PhD

President of the Board


Zaheera Jinnah
President of the Board

Zaheera Jinnah, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in Social Work at the University of Victoria and a Research Associate at the African Centre for Migration and Society, Wits University, South Africa. She has taught and published extensively in the area of migration, and refugee studies.

She is a racialised mother and migrant, a Designated Representative at the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, and volunteers as a board member at the Masjid Al-Iman.


Zaheera is a grateful visitor on the traditional territory of the Lekwungen peoples and is committed to decolonial and anti-racism work.

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