Sajedeh picSajedeh came to Canada as an unaccompanied minor at the age of 12 from Afghanistan. she will be graduating from high school this year and would be studying political science. Based on her life experiences in Afghanistan and here in Canada, she is a passionate advocate for marginalized immigrants and refugee youths. She is part of the Vancouver Foundation Fresh Voices Initiative Youth Advisory Team, and the winner of 2015 National Fresh Voices Artivism Award. She enjoys expressing herself through Art, poetry and dance. She has spoken at events for Former Governor General Michaëlle Jean, Margaret Trudeau, U.S ambassador Bruce Heymen, and many more. She would like to create change or spark a mind that does! The big dream is to one day, work in the United Nation for Women and Children’s rights in war torn and third World countries.