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Lauren Lyew

Communications Specialist, CCDI Consulting

With over 8 years of experience in communications, Lauren joins CCDI Consulting as the Communications Specialist. She holds a B.A. and B.Ed., from the University of Toronto, and is working on completing her master’s degree in Communications and Culture, at York University.

Her Master’s thesis, titled “Hijabi Hip-Hop: Breaking Ground in Toronto, Changing the Discourse on Hijab” is a culmination of her academic, personal, and professional interests.

Lauren has always been passionate about equity, diversity, and inclusion. Prior to joining CCDI, Lauren taught at various schools within the TDSB and YRDSB. There, she saw the importance of creating inclusive resources and spaces that reflected the needs and interests of her students. She led several small workshops for students and teachers focused on equity, diversity, inclusion, and wholistic wellness.

When she is away from work, Lauren enjoys tending to her plants, spending time in nature, and learning about different languages, cultures, and religions.