Maira Elahi

16 years old, Windsor, Ontario

Pronouns: She/Her

Maira Elahi is a high school student from Windsor, Ontario, dedicated to using technology, policy, and advocacy to serve her community. She has initiated various personal endeavours, namely establishing her own community initiative, working on app development, partnering with multiple organizations and academic institutions to research how emerging technology can assist disadvantaged groups, and spearheading a team in her city to educate students on the intersection of policy and justice.

Her unwavering commitment to using technology for social good and mobilizing youth in advocacy motivates and encourages her on a daily basis. On the Youth Advisory Council at Children First Canada, she is excited to continue doing the work she is most passionate about and spearheading meaningful initiatives for sustainable change!