Tasha Nijjar

Equity Education Strategist

UBC Vancouver

She, her, hers


Tasha is a settler, of Punjabi descent, living in Vancouver on unceded xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlil̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) territory. She is passionate about exploring how creativity and social change overlap. She has worked with various community and youth-led organizations using art, film, theatre and social media to amplify grassroots voices. Tasha comes to UBC with over a decade of experience working with communities in the not for profit sector. In the past she was worked with community groups trying to create transformative change through inclusive sexual health education, migrant justice, and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh language reclamation. She is currently in the process of completing a Master’s Degree specializing in equity and social justice education.