20 Rushdia Mehreen

Bio: Rushdia Mehreen is a grassroots organizer based in Tiohtià:ke/Montreal, on unceded Kanien’kehá:ka territories. For over a decade she has been involved in various social justice struggles, including Palestine/anti-colonial solidarity, the Quebec student movement, migrant justice, collective care and anti-racist organizing. She is currently a college teacher in a precarious capacity and a PhD student at Université du Québec à Montréal. Over the past years, she has conducted research on the role of power dynamics in activism and has conducted interviews on life stories of activists and their experience of burnout. She is published in Briarpatch, Canadian Dimension, among other publications.