Zainab Ibrahim

Zainab Ibrahim is an Iraqi-born who has been living on the ancestral, traditional and unceded territories of the Coast Salish peoples for the past 14 years. Zainab is a graduate student enrolled in the Master of Social Work Program at the University of Victoria. Zainab has worked with non-profit organizations supporting abuse and trauma survivors for the past ten years. Zainab has also delivered workshops and trainings on cultural competency and trauma-informed services delivery for service providers working with marginalized migrant communities. Zainab enjoys facilitation and teaching and always centers her work on love, creativity, and respect for people's dignity. Zainab is also a certified laughter yoga instructor. Zainab finds great joy in bringing the community together through laughter and storytelling. Zainab currently volunteers as a board member within the Vancouver Island Counselling Centre for Immigrants and Refugees.