Somali Canadian Maymuna Mohamed is a spoken word artist out of Toronto and has been noted as a storyteller like no other. Her Artivism portrays a special narrative that always leaves the crowd wanting more. She's opened for legendary hip-hop band, The Roots and performs and slams all around The GTA. She facilities poetry workshops that inspires many young women to pursue their passions. Maymuna is studying Health Policy at York University with plans to pursue a career surrounding the improvement of women's health in Canada. She's the cultural liaison for The Somali Students Association at York University and is readily engaged on campus. She was recently appointed to the board of Equal Voice Canada. Follower her on Twitter here
Maymuna Mohamed represented the riding of York Centre, Ontario at Equal Voice’s Daughters of the Vote gathering in March, which brought together 338 young women between the ages of 18 and 23, representing each Canadian riding. Muslim Link had the opportunity to interview several of the young Muslim Canadian women who were selected to participate in this historic event, including Maymuna Mohamed.