Labour Community Services
Faduma Mohamed is the Executive Director of Labour Community Services, a project of the Toronto & York Region Labour Council in partnership with United Way Greater Toronto. Prior to joining LCS, Faduma served with several community organizations, including as the Executive Director of the Somali Youth Association of Toronto, a Settlement Coordinator with the Rexdale Women’s Centre, and as a Youth Outreach Worker with African Youth Settlement and Development Project. She was also a member of the City of Toronto’s “Confronting Anti-Black Racism” Partnership Accountability Circle.
In 2004, Faduma was a recipient of the Person’s Day Award from the City of Toronto, which honours women who have made significant contributions to society and advanced the standing of women in Toronto. She holds a Master of Science Degree in Agriculture from the Justus Liepig University in Germany, as well as a Management Certificate from York University’s Schulich School of Business. She is a graduate of the Leaders for the Change program from the Maytree Foundation. She has taken Anti-Racism training from the Toronto District School Board and Political Leadership training from the Canadian Centre for Political Leadership.