17 years old, The Pas, Manitoba

Pronouns: She/Her

Namirembe is a French immersion high school student of Ugandan and Ghanaian descent from a northern town in Manitoba.

She has participated in/is participating in various councils such as Experiences Canada’s youth advisory committee, Manitoba’s Education Minister’s Student Advisory Council, and Manitoba’s K-12 curriculum advisory panel. On top of this, she is an active member of her school and community. She particularly enjoys being on her school’s outreach committee as well as being a host for a local youth podcast called “Young Voices of the North” which strives to amplify northern youth’s points of view on both fun and challenging topics.

In the future, Namirembe’s main goal is to have a career where she can continue to advocate for marginalised groups at the local, national, and international levels.