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2013 OCIC Global Changemaker

published: February, 01, 2013 Written by // Bob Leahy - Publisher Categories // Youth, Features and Interviews, Health, International , Population Specific , Bob Leahy - Publisher

Bob Leahy recently spoke with 23 year-old Nadha Hassen who has been honoured with an Ontario Council for International Cooperation Global Changemaker Award for her work with HIV/AIDS in Toronto and Tanzania.

2013 OCIC Global Changemaker

Bob Leahy: Nadha, congratulations on your award, first of all. Nadha Hassen: Thank you very much. What’s your background? I consider myself to be a little bit of a person of the world.  I was born in Saudi Arabia and my family moved to the United Arab Emirate when I was five and that was where I grew up. And how long have you been in Canada? I’m originally Sri Lankan so that’s been a crucial part of my upbringing as well but I moved to Canada for university when I was about 17. So