Canadian Women's Foundation - Hayden

Author: Amarjit Parmar

Amarjit Parmar

Amarjit Parmar has B.A. in Psychology from the University of Calgary. As the Program Coordinator for the Youth Program, Amarjit is passionate about building self-esteem and creating safe places for newcomer and immigrant girls to connect. For the past 5 years, Amarjit has effectively established and maintained over 15 girls groups city wide.

Project Footprint: Exploring Alberta’s Wilderness with Newcomer and Immigrant Girls

Women sitting at the top of a hill, looking over a vista

Imagine being a young girl immigrating to Canada. Do you think you would experience culture shock? How long would it take for you to learn the language? Would you make friends? How long would it take you to feel at home in this new environment? When everything around you feels foreign, sometimes the best thing […]

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