Mojdeh Cox is an award-winning leader in community popular education and an advocate for labour and human rights. Her passions are community outreach and organizing, communication and new media.
Mojdeh studied Social Justice and Peace Studies and Political Science, Liberal Arts and Humanities, as well as specialized courses in adult education facilitation. She currently works in government and labour relations with the Canadian Labour Congress.
In just one aspect of her community work, Mojdeh has designed and facilitated popular education workshops for and with marginalized communities around social agency and community empowerment. She has also provided high-level anti-oppression training for municipal committees, non-profit administrative and governance leaders, as well as small to medium sized businesses. Mojdeh has also volunteered on advisory committees in the areas of mental health and poverty.
Mojdeh began volunteering when she was a child and truly believes that community building begins with giving in whatever way you can. She currently lives in Ottawa with her partner and four children.