Yara is an active community partner who focuses on the promotion of diversity and inclusion. She spearheaded multiple community initiatives such as the Dare to Stand Out: Youth Diversity Conference, the The Made In … (Youth support website), and an Islamophobia workshop presented to Queen’s University students and St. Lawrence College students.
She is the youth representative on multiple community boards including the Islamic Society of Kingston Social committee. Yara was the recipient of the Ike Ahmed Scholarship in March of 2016 and she hopes to give back to MAX and the muslim community. Yara is a first year Queen’s Commerce student with plans to pursue a law degree in the future.