Rebecca Shafiee

Rebecca Shafiee was an active member of her community back home in Iran and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from university of Azad, Tehran. In January of 1996 she migrated to Canada with her two children in hopes of better opportunities. To engage in her new community she attended George Brown College and completed a diploma in Community Worker Program, and then went on to also obtain a Bachelor’s degree with honors in Women's Studies from York University.

Rebecca has a passion to help anyone in need and has always been a strong advocate of community outreach programs. For decades she has helped newcomers re-settle and integrate comfortably to Canada and has assisted newcomers with language barriers by providing services as a Language Interpreter.