African Descent: Board Member and Canadian Council
african descent: Biko Beauttah is a tireless human rights activist, according to NOW Magazine. She's a board member for Pride Toronto and The 519. When asked what her life would be like back in Kenya were her petition denied she said I would most likely have been a successful doctor, unhappily married to a woman who deserves better, with beautiful children whose only wish for me would probably be that I was happy. She's sat on tolerance and equity panels for the Canadian Council for Refugees and the Refugee Pride Convention, and she was one of the first queer people of African descent to open the Toronto Stock Exchange. So, she came up with a solution I threw myself a job fair. And yet, with such a brilliant resume, Beauttah, like many trans women of colour who face employment discrimination, says that she can't find a job. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.
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