Nurjehan MAWANI


Nurjehan MAWANI
DUniv. 2004

Honorary Doctorate Recipient


Nurjehan Mawani is the Senior Advisor on Diversity at the Canada School of Public Service. As the Chairperson of Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Board, Nurjehan Mawani issued the groundbreaking “Guidelines on Women Refugee Claimants Fearing Gender-Related Persecution”. These guidelines, the first of their kind in the world, led other nations to change their policies to recognize and take into account the unique challenges faced by refugee women.

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