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Jennice Hinds

Umoja Events Lead

Degrees:PhD in Linguistics (Carleton University - current), MA Linguistics (York), BA Cognitive Science (Carleton)

Jennice is responsible for the planning, development, and execution of Umoja’s programming for Black students and community members

 Professional Experience:

  • Enrollment Services Representative-Algonquin College
  • Teaching Assistant – Department of Linguistics, Carleton University
  • Events Lead – Afro Caribbean Mentorship Program, Carleton University
  • Bounce Back Student Mentor and Team Lead- Centre for Student Academic Success- Carleton University

Hometown: Vaughan, Ontario

Length of Time on Campus: 7 years

Hobbies Outside Work: Roller Skating, Crafting, Listening to podcasts.

Best Part of Being in Ottawa: There are lots of tourist attractions to check out with friends.

New Student Advice: Take advantage of as many of the campus services and events as possible. They are included in your tuition and there are people here who are paid to help you succeed! There are always so many events and outings going on so try something new and make new friends. Also, the services available can help you learn new skills that you can use even after you’ve finished your degree. Lastly, check out some of the clubs on campus, it’s a great chance to meet new people and enhance your on-campus experiences.