Fatima Beydoun: Halifax

Fatima Beydoun: Halifax

Fatima is a second-year student at Dalhousie University on the un-ceded, un-surrendered Mi’kmaq territory of Halifax (K'jipuktuk), Nova Scotia, where she also hails from. She is currently pursuing a double major in Environment, Sustainability and Society and International Development Studies with a minor in French. Fatima is active in student politics on her campus, where she currently sits on the Student Union council as the Arts and Social Sciences Faculty Representative. Furthermore, Fatima is involved with environmental and racial activism both on and off campus, where she works to address environmental racism with the ENRICH program, and advocates for more support and resources to students of different intersecting marginalized backgrounds as the Chair of Advocacy for the Black, Indigenous, People of Colour Caucus (BIPOCUS) at Dalhousie. Fatima furthers her skills and passion for human rights, equity, and justice on the international scope through her involvement with Amnesty International, as the president of her university’s society and one of 10 members and the only Maritimer on the National Youth Action and Advisory Committee for the Canada chapter. Finally, Fatima hopes to seek a future in peace and conflict resolution as well as promoting International Human Rights.