Amrit Parhar is the Director of Programs at ICL. She believes that through collective action, we can make social change and build stronger communities, especially through the power of storytelling. Amrit was previously the Education & Training Manager responsible for the day-to-day management of educational training at ICL. She got involved with ICL as a placement student while pursuing her Masters at Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University). She completed her Masters while working at ICL, focusing on issues related to the refugee and immigration system, early childhood education, anti-racism, gender-based violence and more. She is also a facilitator with the Institute for Change Leaders and has completed certification for the Train the Trainer program through the Leading Change Network. Amrit holds a Bachelor’s degree in Criminology and a Master’s degree in Immigration and Settlement Studies at Toronto Metropolitan University.