“I was taught growing up that everyone is equal, but as you start entering the workforce or going to school, you quickly learn that even though everyone is born free and equal ideologically, that’s not really happening in society, and that plays out in different areas around the world.”
Christie McLeod is using her voice to defend human rights.
Christie is the Founder and Managing Director of Human Rights Hub Winnipeg and is a second-year law student at Osgoode Hall.
Before attending law school, Christie was the Executive Director of Mondetta Charity Foundation and sat on the board of the Institute for International Women’s Rights-Manitoba and the Provincial Council of Women of Manitoba’s Resolutions Committee. She was also an active voice in advocating for governments to fund the construction of Shoal Lake 40 First Nation’s “Freedom Road.”
In 2015, Christie represented the National Council of Women of Canada as a UN Delegate at the 59th Session on the Commission of the Status of Women. Her op-eds have run in Maclean’s, Winnipeg Free Press and other outlets.