Nadia Hansen is interning for Feasta from July to September 2020. She is currently completing her final semester at Carleton University located in Ottawa, Canada. She's pursuing a Bachelor of Arts; majoring in Human Rights & Social Justice with a minor in Philosophy. She's passionate about advocating for social justice on a global level which is why she's very excited to be interning with Feasta. She hopes to use her theoretical knowledge to form meaningful analyses of global affairs. Her overall goal is to actively contribute in creating tangible social change no matter the profession she eventually lands in.Nadia Hansen has written 5 articles so far, you can find them below.
About Nadia Hansen
"We are all human beings sharing one Earth. We all belong here. I am tired of the colonial influences that try to say otherwise," writes Nadia Hansen in the final post of her series Forward with Feasta.
"It is a privilege to work from home and therefore lessen one’s risk of being exposed to the virus. Racialized people living in low income households...are not afforded this luxury," writes Nadia Hansen.
"As societies transition into reopening different sectors, there are massive considerations to take into account. I want to emphasize the importance of using an intersectional lens whilst devising solutions," writes Feasta intern Nadia Hansen.
"Whilst doing research on Direct Provision, I’ve come to realize just how vulnerable the children in this program are," writes Feasta intern Nadia Hansen.
In the first of a series of guest blog posts, Feasta intern Nadia Henson describes the situation of asylum seekers in Ireland, linking it to the COVID-19 crisis and to institutionalised racism.