IHRP Program Coordinator
International Human Rights Program
78 Queen's Park FL418

Monika is a Canadian lawyer with broad national and international work experience. This includes representing refugee claimants and immigration detainees in Ontario, litigating commercial disputes in Toronto, and corporate governance work for an international non-governmental organization.  Prior to joining the IHRP, Monika worked alongside a public interest organization in South Africa to advance a successful intervention in support of certifying a class action (representative of an estimated 140,000 Zambian women and children) against a prominent mining corporation.

Monika received her LL.B. (Hons.) degree from BPP University Law School in London, England. Throughout her studies, she was an avid leader and member of social justice organizations and pro bono initiatives. She is actively engaged in international human rights advocacy through charities and as an executive member within the Canadian Bar Association. Monika is a native Arabic speaker.