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Angela Koh, Gender Equality Network CanadaAngela Koh
Toronto, ON (via Vancouver)
Nominated by: Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services

Angela Koh holds a MSc in Development Management from the London School of Economics. She is at present Community Engagement Coordinator at Working Women Community Centre, and Cluster Lead with the Collective Impact for Toronto Youth project with the Students Commission of Canada.

Angela’s work centres on community-based learning and knowledge exchange to build platforms for connected social research and policy-making by key equity-seeking groups. She previously worked in Asia, West Africa and the UK as a consultant in the non-profit and public sector, as well as a Visiting Lecturer at the China Youth University of Political Studies and Beijing Foreign Studies University in Law and Global Citizenship. She has served as a Technical Expert in Evaluation with Toronto Public Health. She is currently a Special Advisor in Knowledge Mobilization with a University of Toronto research project on transformative resilience and helped to co-edit an anthology of creative works by women for women across Canada on trauma recovery and healing.

Angela is committed to feminist- and youth movement-building, weaving roles on various sector capacity-building initiatives with an equity focused lens including safeTYnet, Inclusive Education Roundtable and Neighbourhoods Working For Youth.