Jannat Firdous is NCCM’s Education Coordinator. She has previously worked as a teacher for Syrian Refugee Students within the Niagara school board and on advocating for women’s educational success as an assistant coordinator at the YWCA Hamilton. Jannat has a range of experiences in education programs, including in experiential learning, administration, and community programs.

Jannat is passionate about human rights, equity, and inclusion. She is committed to creating safe learning spaces for all students, and equipping them with the tools to identify and push back against systemic inequalities that affect their quality of learning.

She graduated from Brock University with an honours degree in English and is currently completing her final year of teacher’s college. During her time at university, she served as President of Brock Muslim Students’ Association and as Vice President of Brock East African Students’ Association.