Amrita Kumar-Ratta is a lifelong learner, a passionate traveler and a self-proclaimed transnational feminist activist. She holds a Master’s Degree in Global Affairs in addition to a Graduate Certificate in Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies from the University of Toronto. She is a diversity and inclusion professional, a gender equity researcher, and a fierce social justice advocate, both in Canada and internationally. An active member of numerous municipal planning committees, research advisory groups, and community initiatives in the Greater Toronto Area, she adores social policy research, loves to ask hard questions and is a firm believer in “thinking globally, acting locally”. She finds her self-expression in dance, literature and theatre. She recently wrote and performed her own solo show, ‘50 Shades of Brown Girl’ in Toronto and is currently working on identifying avenues for its expansion.