Awo Nuuh is proud member of the local Somali community and a public servant of 14 years. She holds an undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Ottawa and a graduate degree in public administration from Carleton University. Awo has over 20 years of volunteer experience with the Somali community, working primarily with Somali youth in the areas of education, leadership and culture and identity. She is passionate about supporting Somali youth to reach their full potential and to help them to see their multiple identity factors as superpowers. As a volunteer and a public servant, Awo has worked on diversity, equity and inclusion issues such as anti-Black racism, Islamophobia and intersectionality.