Shetha Ali is a second year Masters student of International Affairs at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, specializing in International Organisations and Global Public Policy. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Public Affairs and Policy Management from Carleton University. She is especially interested in issues of gender, human rights, citizenship, migration, and identity politics. Shadtha has worked with the government departments of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, Indigenous and Northern Affairs, and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, along with the Canadian Society for International Health, and the national legislature network, Parl Americas. Passionate about international development advocacy, and humanitarian assistance, she has been heavily involved with Engineers Without Borders Carleton and Sciences Po Refugee Help. A “third culture kid”, Shadtha has lived and traveled extensively throughout the Middle East, Europe, and North America, and is passionate about cross – cultural communication and intersectional identities discourse.