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Asya Twahir
Asya Twahir

Asya Twahir

She/her
English, Swahili, and Arabic

Asya oversees all Jack.org programming in the GTA—Talks, Chapters, Summits. That means coordinating with external stakeholders, Jack Talks speakers, and the youth network to support youth mental health advocacy. Asya hopes to see systemic change: local, national, and global re-evaluation of mental health so that accessible, inclusive, and equitable services are available and everyone feels secure enough to ask for them. She is optimistic that as long as we support what our youth network is already talking about and working towards, we can definitely get there. Asya can talk about almost anything for hours—pop-culture, music, politics, travel, languages, or history—she is always excited to talk.