Shogofa Alizada

September 25, 2016

Shogofa Alizada
Board Member, At Large

Shogofa is a Hazara who was born and raised in Afghanistan. She sought asylum in Canada in 2017 and currently lives in traditional and unceded territories of the Squamish, Musqueam, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations. She is pursuing a BA in Environment and Sustainability and Geographical Computations at the University of British Columbia. Shogofa is passionate about community work and environmentalism and is currently involved in youth volunteer programs that focus on climate adaptation, conservation, and community engagement. She now works with non-profit organizations helping refugees and newcomers access settlement services across the lower mainland. Shogofa enjoys connecting with friends while exploring the city and the nature outside it. She also loves dogs, sourdough, coffee, taking pictures, and reading.

Pronouns: She / Her