Nafija Rahman has been an engaged citizen and community unifier in her neighborhood of Little Burgundy for over a decade. In her work with Amitié Soleil, the Amal Centre for Women, and her catering business chezNafNaf, she advocates for women’s empowerment and ensures that the voices of women of color from marginalized communities are heard. She is also a thinker and an advocate for changes in our society. She sits on different organizations such as CBAR, on SHIFT as the steering committee member. She has partaken in The Univesity of Street Cafes talks. She works as an interpreter from Bangali to French and English for the CIUSSS. She is a proud graduate of Concordia in Linguistics and Etudes Francaises: traduction and a mother of two boys.
Her motto: food is the mean by which people are gathered around a table and its a starting point of dialogue for change.