Meet CAWI's Team
Patrick Young (he/him)
Patrick is a B.Sc. honours kinesiology student with a minor in biotechnology at McGill University. He is also the current VP Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion of the McGill Varsity Council. Patrick hopes to empower and amplify the voices of women immigrants through his role at CAWI.
Rehma Khan (she/her)
Rehma is a fourth-year student at the University of Alberta, pursuing a B.Sc. in Psychology (Honors) program and a leadership certificate alongside her degree. She was the curriculum developer on CAWI's Sexual and Reproductive Health Campaign and is now serving as a member of the Board of Directors for CAWI.
Cassandra De Freitas (she/her)
Cassandra is an MSW candidate at McGill University. She holds a BSW, is a Registered Social Worker (RSW) and Certified Fitness Instructor (FIS). Cassandra is passionate about bridging gaps in services and resources directly in-community for newcomers, especially women and youth.
Naomi Phung (she/her)
Naomi graduated from Mount Royal University in Calgary with a Psychology (Honours) & Sociology B.A. and is now in Toronto pursuing an M.A. in Social & Personality Psychology. She is involved in research on anti-Black racism at the University of Calgary, and her M.A. research is investigating how people cope with racial discrimination.
Research Assistant & SRH Campaign Member
Zara Ahmed (she/her)
Zara completed her Bachelor of Science Honours at the University of Guelph and a Certificate in Health Studies from Toronto Metropolitan University. She is a second-generation immigrant and is extremely passionate about sexual and reproductive health in faith-based and immigrant communities in Canada!
Crystal Yang (she/her)
Crystal holds a B.A. in Honours Psychology at McGill with a minor in Social Studies of Medicine. She is from Toronto and is currently based in Montreal. Aspiring to become a clinician one day, Crystal is passionate about the intersection of healthcare and social equity, and values radical empathy and supporting her community.
If you would like to get involved with our team as a volunteer, or would like to propose a partnership, email us!