November 17-19, 2017, University of Alberta

Harsha Walia

Harsha Walia is a South Asian activist and award-winning author of Undoing Border Imperialism. She is currently the project coordinator at Vancouver's Downtown Eastside Women's Centre and a member of No One Is Illegal, February 14th Women's Memorial March Committee, and Indigenous Defenders of the Land network.

Trained in the law, she has made numerous presentations on race, immigration, gender, and poverty to the United Nations and across campuses and media outlets in North America and Europe.

Harsha is a recipient of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' Power of Youth Award, Westender's Best of the City in Activism Award, and named "one of Canada's most brilliant and effective organizers" by Naomi Klein.