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Alumni Spotlight: Shant Joshi (BFA '17)

Alumni Spotlight: Shant Joshi (BFA '17)

For Shant Joshi (BFA '17), the decision to study at York University was a strategic one.  “In terms of their Department of...

Alumni Spotlight: Krystal Abotossaway (BHRM ’13)

Alumni Spotlight: Krystal Abotossaway (BHRM ’13)

For Krystal Abotossaway (BHRM ’13), arriving on York’s busy, sprawling campus was overwhelming; but an unexpected invitation helped her feel at ease and introduced...

Alumni Spotlight: Anabel Maldonado (BA ‘11)

Alumni Spotlight: Anabel Maldonado (BA ‘11)

Anabel Maldonado (BA ‘11) is a London-based fashion journalist and entrepreneur. After a decade in the fashion industry, she founded...

Alumni Spotlight: Racheal Awe (BA '03, MBA '17)

Alumni Spotlight: Racheal Awe (BA '03, MBA '17)

Racheal Awe (BA ’03, MBA ’17) has two young children and is chief of staff to the CEO at Canadian...

Alumni Spotlight: Asare Kester-Akrofi (MPPAL ’20)

Alumni Spotlight: Asare Kester-Akrofi (MPPAL ’20)

Completing a degree while working full-time is no small feat, now imagine doing it during a global pandemic. Asare Kester-Akrofi...

Exploring the future of Blackness

Exploring the future of Blackness

When Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu (BA ’10) was hired in January 2020 to take the helm of Toronto’s Obsidian Theatre as its new...

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