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Alumni Spotlight: Syreeta Hector (MA ’16)

Alumni Spotlight: Syreeta Hector (MA ’16)

Syreeta Hector (MA ’16) is a highly accomplished dance artist and educator who has worked for several internationally recognized companies. Her work, Black Ballerina, has garnered much attention and praise since its debut and has been nominated for a Dora Mavor Moore Award and won the Stratford Festival Lab Award for Research and Creation in […]

Alumni Spotlight: Kamika McLean (BA '02)

Alumni Spotlight: Kamika McLean (BA '02)

Kamika McLean (BA ’02) has studied and worked in the United Kingdom and the Caribbean in various legal capacities. Currently, Kamika sits on the executive team of KSS HoldCo. Inc, a private equity company, as General Counsel. She is also a certified Notary Public & Commissioner. What are some of your memories of studying at York?  […]

Alumni Spotlight: Robert R. Small, C.M. (BEd ’14)

Alumni Spotlight: Robert R. Small, C.M. (BEd ’14)

Artist, author, and educator Robert R. Small, C.M. (BEd ’14) is a highly sought-after speaker and workshop leader who gives speeches across Canada and delivers powerful workshops on the importance of Black History. He is the creator of the LEGACY poster which has been a staple seen across Canada in schools, businesses and organizations for […]

Alumni Spotlight: Anika Holder (BA '98)

Alumni Spotlight: Anika Holder (BA '98)

While for many, the topics of equity, diversity, and inclusion have only recently been at the forefront of discussions, for Anika Holder (BA ’98) these principles – creating safe, diverse, and inclusive spaces for all and challenging the norm – have always been a priority. Anika has used these beliefs as a foundation for what […]

Alumni Spotlight: Garrett Seepersad (MSc ’12, PhD ’18)

Alumni Spotlight: Garrett Seepersad (MSc ’12, PhD ’18)

Garrett Seepersad (MSc ’12, PhD ’18), now a research associate at York, hails from Trinidad and Tobago and recalls that his parents always wanted to relocate to Canada. While they stayed in their native country, Garrett still retained a desire to emigrate. After completing his undergraduate degree in Geomatics Engineering at the University of The […]

Alumni Spotlight: Farah Motani (BES ’14)

Alumni Spotlight: Farah Motani (BES ’14)

Farah Motani (BES '14) is an environmentalist, holistic nutritionist and yoga teacher. She currently resides on the unceded lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Səl̓ílwətaʔ (Tsleil-Watuth), and Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) Nations of the Coast Salish peoples, also known as the settler lands of Vancouver. The environmental studies alumna combined her many passions and has spent the last […]

Alumni Spotlight: Sindiswa Moyo (MPPAL ’20)

Alumni Spotlight: Sindiswa Moyo (MPPAL ’20)

Sindiswa Moyo (MPPAL ’20) is the acting Manager and Senior Advisor in the Office of the Chief Planning Officer at Metrolinx, a Crown agency of the Government of Ontario, which is undertaking the largest transportation investment in Ontario’s history. She was born and raised in Zimbabwe and moved to Canada in December 2008. Tell me […]