Activist. High school teacher. Writer. Mother.
Nadia Naqvi is an avid advocate for minority rights, particularly Muslims. As a Quebecer, she has been vocal in her opposition to the CAQ government’s Bill 21, the “Secularism Law” which bans public sector workers from wearing religious symbols while at work.
As a high school teacher with the Lester B. Pearson School in Montreal, she has sat on many committees such as the Intercultural Advisory Committee. She has created and implemented workshops and presentations on racism, islamophobia and bullying. She is the co-founder of the first ever, Quebec Muslim’s Teachers Association.