Project Description

Jaafar Dirie is a socially conscious community activist with a passion to bring forth positive change through research, strategic partnerships and community empowerment. He is actively engaged in the Somali Canadian community and has conducted a wide variety of workshops and programs including community engagement workshops and cultural sensitivity and diversity training for community service providers as well as life skills training & mentorship for youth.

Jaafar is currently pursuing a PhD in Human Geography from the University of Toronto and holds a Bachelor of Science in International Development Studies and Health Studies from the University of Toronto and a Masters Degree in Development Studies from York University.