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Lola Adeyemi

Lola Adeyemi

"I started It's Souper because I felt there was a void for ready to eat packaged foods from my country (Nigeria) and Africa in general. African foods in mainstream grocery stores were pretty much nonexistent, this continent has so many diverse cultures and foods from those cultures. I wanted to make an impact on the […]

Martha Stiegman, Faculty

Martha Stiegman, Faculty

“After my undergrad I worked as a community organizer where I ran a network of collective gardens in Montreal in partnership with local food banks and other community resources. Part of that work was about building community and ensuring people had enough fresh, high quality, and culturally appropriate foods to eat. A lot of that […]

Jude Kong, Faculty

Jude Kong, Faculty

“My friends played a big role in me becoming so passionate about mathematics. When I was in middle school we had a math assignment every day, I would take it back home and figure it out then rush to my friends’ houses to work together as a team. Each time I would explain the concepts […]

Jonathan Gavriely, Student

Jonathan Gavriely, Student

“I've always been into content creation and social media, it’s something I got into as a kid because, like most people my age at the time, I wanted to be a YouTuber. That didn't really work out, but recently, when COVID came around, I was left with a lot of free time and this desire […]

Noor Mahnaz Mazari, Student

Noor Mahnaz Mazari, Student

"When I moved to Canada at a young age, there was a whole new world of possibilities. I felt free to choose my destiny and path in life. I came from a place where social injustice, environmental disregard and inequalities defined society. Today, as an Environmental Studies major, I am using my knowledge and experience […]

Lauren Driedger, Student

Lauren Driedger, Student

"When I first came to University, the community I had around me was something I had never experienced before, and I became myself." - Lauren Driedger Residence Don, Pond Residence4th Year - Mathematics for EducationFaculty of Science

Vishwaveda Joshi, Student

Vishwaveda Joshi, Student

"When I first came to York, residence is where I first felt I belonged and welcomed" - Vishwaveda Joshi Residence Don, Pond Residence1st Year Phd - Social Anthropology & Asian studies

Antoine Ste-Marie, Staff

Antoine Ste-Marie, Staff

“Franco-Ontarian Day brings me great pride as I reflect upon the importance of preserving French in a linguistic minority situation. I appreciate the French community and its members who advocate for the rights of francophones and francophiles. When I was growing up, I never really knew that this existed in Toronto and was overjoyed when I first came […]

Khamica Bingham, Alumni

Khamica Bingham, Alumni

York: What is a defining moment in your life that has shaped your path?Khamica: A defining moment that has really shaped my path was four months ago, when my mom passed away. She was just the person that really helped to inspire, impact my journey on and off the track. I will remember her words […]

Brandie Wilkerson, Alumni

Brandie Wilkerson, Alumni

York: What is a defining moment in your life that has shaped your path?Brandie: I think one of the defining moments that has shaped me in volleyball specifically, was attending the 2016 Olympics as an alternate and practice player. I was able to experience the Olympic Games with the top team in Canada, train with […]