Who We Are

Our Commitment

We respect diversity and acknowledge positive human qualities in all people.
We value processes that are collaborative, participatory and relationship based.
We believe that working in harmonious teams creates the best results.
We strive for outcomes that can be sustained by local ownership and commitment to change.

Moussa Magassa, PhD

PhD Curriculum and Instruction, M.A. in Human Security and Peacebuilding, B.A. (Hons)

Moussa Magassa currently works as a Human Rights Education Advisor for the University of Victoria where his focus is to enhance understanding of and commitment to the University's human rights and equity goals, through educational trainings and presentations. His duties include designing human rights education and diversity curriculum, and mediating human rights conflicts.

Moussa also works as Associate Faculty in both the Social Justice program at UVic and the MA in Global Leadership program at Royal Roads University. Moussa teaches various courses: “Beyond Diversity & Human Rights: Creating inclusive spaces for social change", “Immigration & Refugees Studies: the Canadian context", and "Indigenous conflict resolution approaches" as a module in the course “Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Sub-Saharan Africa”; "Social Justice and human rights"; "Introduction to international development"; "Transforming conflict across cultures"; "Migration and development"; etc.

Moussa also teaches as an online Instructor in the UBC Centre for Intercultural Communication.

Before joining UVic, Moussa worked with an immigrant service agency in Vancouver, coordinating integration and adaptation programs for immigrants and refugees in Canada.

Moussa has also worked extensively in the international field on post-conflict capacity building projects in three of the four continents.

Before immigrating to Canada, Moussa worked in the demilitarization and reintegration field in post-Apartheid South Africa, specializing in conflict analysis/resolution and non-violence peace education curriculum design, training young adults in "alternatives to violence" conflict transformation skills.

Moussa was born in Senegal (West Africa) and speaks many languages in addition to English and French.
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New Associate: Welcome Daniela Cohen: https://ca.linkedin.com/in/daniela-cohen-97aa803

 

Moussa is eternally indebted to his mentor, friend and former business partner Rosanna Hille . Thank you so much, Rosanna!