Mehjabeen Elahi

Mehjabeen Elahi

Peacebuilding Communications Intern

Mehjabeen Elahi, is a young communications and government relations professional with a demonstrated history of working in Canadian politics/government and the NGO sector. She currently works for the Ontario Public Sector. Prior to this role, she interned as a Legislative Assistant at the Legislative Assembly of Ontario and has recently interned at the United Nations Foundation. After graduating from McMaster University with a Combined Honours in Communication Studies and Cognitive Science of Linguistics, she pursued a Post-Graduate Certificate in Government Relations. She is now a candidate at the Graduating School of Political Management for a Masters in Strategic Public Relations at George Washington University for Fall 2021.

Her passion for women and youth issues has also encouraged her to sit as a member of the Ontario Provincial Youth Cabinet, Canadian Council of Young Feminists, and the Canadian Council of Muslim Women. She also volunteers as the Vice-President of External Affairs at The Canadian Advisory of Women Immigrants (CAWI), a Communications Officer and Mentor at SheConnects, and as a Communications and Government Relations Advisor at Nisa Homes, the first group of transitional homes for Immigrant, Refugee and Muslim women and youth fleeing domestic violence, poverty, homelessness or seeking asylum.

mehjabeen@gnwp.org