Bold Ideas: Owning the Journey, Discovering the Human Within
Presenter’s bio: Nida Hashimi is a fourth-year kinesiology and health science student and has been involved with Stong and Calumet Colleges in leadership roles (former Kinesiology and Health Science Student Organization KAHSSO peer tutoring coordinator) and is currently a student health ambassador at York (SHAY) for the Faculty of Health. She is currently a spiritual leader for her Ismaili community for the post-secondary students at York University and is the project coordinator for Girls Mentorship Program within the GTA North sector of Ismaili community-at-large. She is passionate about empowering women through self-discovery and a proponent of spreading love to acquire peace.
Session summary: My love for who I am and what I do in my life has defined my freedom to overcome my low self-esteem. Along the way, the struggles, states of vulnerability, hardships, and inequality have taught me to be at peace with myself and others around me. I took ownership of my actions and their consequences in my life which took me to the journey of self-discovery and identifying the potentials of the woman within.