Saima Jamal on Supporting Newcomers at TEDxYYC 2019Written by Muslim Canadian TED Talks
In 2019, Saima Jamal was a speaker at TEDxYYC in Calgary, Alberta.
According to TEDxYYC, "Saima Jamal is a well-known Calgary based social activist, community organizer, humanitarian, and volunteer social worker. She speaks publicly on refugee and immigrant issues, activism, anti-racism, religious discrimination, and women’s issues. As the former program manager of the Consortium for Peace Studies at the University of Calgary and the current co-founder of the Calgary Immigrant Support Society, formerly the Syrian Refugee Support Group, Jamal uses a unique multi-faith, multi-cultural and multi-community approach to mobilize thousands of Calgarians to make our city a welcoming place for newcomers to live and thrive."
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