Sogol Zand

Sogol has a Master’s degree in Gender and Development from Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK. She has a strong passion for community development, social justice, and refugee and women’s issues. The primary focus of her work has been to enhance the well-being of newcomers to Canada. She has also worked on girls’ education, and gender and empowerment in three other countries.
Sogol works as a Project Manager at the Afghan Women’s Organization where she is currently running a mental health awareness raising project. She likes street photography and going on hikes with her partner.