Board of Directors
Uswah is the Founder and Executive Director of Ally Squared. Uswah works on making our mission happen and expanding the ways we see allyship.
Cindy is the Director of Communications of Ally Squared. Cindy coordinates social media content, media inquiries, and communications strategy.
Maya Whiteduck Crawford
Maya is our Equity Director and leads our Ally Needed and CommunALLY projects. Maya employs an Indigenous-centered, decolonizing approach to our storytelling projects.
Raina is the Director of Engagement of Ally Squared. Raina creates relationships with other nonprofits and the broader community.
Megan is our Director of Relationships. Megan creates sustainable partnerships with nonprofits, communities and youth activists.
Jaden is Ally Squared's Graphic Designer. Jaden designs our social media posts and our publications. Jaden incorporates non-Western design styles into our design.
Yasmine is the Director of Finance of Ally Squared. Yasmine coordinates all the program financing and donations to make sure our work happens.
Sumaya is the Director of Legal and Operations of Ally Squared. Sumaya manages all things legal and organizational operations.
Holly is a Digital Media Researcher at Ally Squared. Holly researches content for our platforms and develops our monthly newsletter!
Nastassja is our Social Media Coordinator and engages with all of our social media channels, creates contents, and helps with our promotion strategy.
Alex is our Writer/Editor. Alex writes our grant applications and edits our research projects.
Amma is our Grant Writer. She writes our grant applications and liaises with donors to ensure their expectations are met.
Research and Projects Team
Zuleyma is an Equity Researcher who examines Indigenous theories and pedagogies for reconciliation. She also conducts research on immigrant and refugee right
Carmen is an Equity Researcher who examines white saviorism in Canada's development organizations through board representation of women of colour.
Samiha conducts research on anti-oppression, anti-racism, and equity application literature and techniques created by BIPOC individuals in the development of our EIAT workshop.
Esther is an EIAT trainer than specializes in developing and delivering content on anti-racism, tokenism, and inequity
Noor is an Equity Researcher who examines white saviorism in Canada's development organizations through board representation of women of colour.
Yanaminah is an EIAT trainer than specializes in developing and delivering content on anti-racism, decolonization, transformative justice, and allyship
Tanaka is an EIAT trainer than specializes in developing and delivering content on anti-racism, tokenism, and inequity
Chloe is an EIAT trainer than specializes in developing and delivering content on decolonizing minds, systems, and actions.