Paromita Naidu, BA, MA, MHA
Named one of “12 Remarkable Women in the Arts in Vancouver” by the City of Vancouver and the Vancouver Parks Board.
After an early career in academic and nonprofit leadership, Mita has transitioned into communications, public engagement, and government relations.
Her lens and life are feminist and intersectional, and passions lie in equity strategies and advocacy.
Considered a community educator, she has been active on several boards including: Deltassist, Racial and Ethno-Cultural Equity Advisory Committee for City of Vancouver, Vancouver International Children’s Festival, Indian Summer Festival, and Vancouver Asian Heritage Month.
Published in academic journals, as well as in mainstream media – her voice is sought by those looking for insight into Canadian social issues.
She is the recipient of two BC Arts Council grants, and was named one of “12 Remarkable Women in the Arts in Vancouver” by the City of Vancouver and the Vancouver Parks Board. She was also appointed by Heritage BC and the Royal BC Museum, as a consultant on the “South Asian Canadian Historic Places Project”.