Naima has an academic background in human rights & Cultural Diplomacy and believes the way foster change is by promoting inclusion and bottom-up innovation. Experienced in the field of sport for development Naima hopes to use her platform with C4R to turn theory into practice and to one day conduct field research on the effect sport has in conflict zones.
Being biracial and first generation Canadian , Naima often presents at seminars and lectures speaking on migration rights and cultural identity.

Born and raised in Canada, Naima has lived and worked in China, Brazil and now Germany and has traveled to over 22 countries. When not in the office, Naima would most likely be found on some form of transportation traveling to somewhere new.