Nadia is passionate community worker known for motivating and engaging people in uplifting the state of their neighbourhoods. She has a special interest in planning and organizing events and workshops where Victoria Hills Neighbourhood residents with different cultural backgrounds come together in the spirit of learning about one another and connecting.
As a volunteer Vic. Hills community representative, she served for one and a half years on the Project Team of the City of Kitchener to develop the Neighbourhood Strategy. She was among the members to present the final Neighbourhood Strategy to the City Council for approval. In recognition of her efforts for community development, Nadia received the Mayor’s City Builder Award in 2016.
Upon completing a Master of Science in Psychology, Nadia’s over twelve-year professional career started as a teacher. Later on she developed as a behavioural skills training consultant. She works independently and with various not-for-profit and corporate organizations to design and deliver workshops in the areas of stress management, mastering anger, controlling demoralizing anxiety, parenting skills, and spousal relationship.
Nadia lives with her husband and three boys in Kitchener.