Zoya Islam is passionate about social justice and equity, and an advocate for creating positive and lasting social change. As a strategic communications and fundraising professional, she works to create change through the power of advocacy and storytelling. She is invested in working in solidarity with marginalized individuals who are the experts of their own struggles. Zoya earned a Master’s degree in gender studies from Queen’s University in 2017. Her thesis project is titled, “Reworking Canadian Understanding of Transnational Labour Exploitation”. She has over five years of experience within the non-profit sector, and she possesses a creative and strategic vision, and an intersectional lens capable of comprehending complex social and structural issues. Zoya recently joined the Marketing and Community Engagement team at Women’s College Hospital Foundation as their Digital Communications and ePhilanthropy Officer.