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Omar Khamissa is NCCM’s Community Engagement Officer in the Greater Toronto Area. He was born and raised in Aurora, Ontario and has been involved with the Muslim community from a very young age. Since the age of fifteen, Omar has been engaging his community on various topics, bringing to light the issues affecting Canadian Muslims. He also served as a youth coordinator and headed up mosque fundraising committees until he went off to university. After graduating from the University of Waterloo with a degree in Economics, Omar built a career in sales and within a few years he became a Sales Director in the private sector.

Omar’s first passion has always been the community and he is dedicated to being a strong voice for Canadian Muslims. Omar also has a thriving social media presence and through hard work and dedication, he has become a social media influencer.  In his spare time, Omar enjoys spending time with his wife and family, and is an avid sports fan.