Sahar Thomson is from the island of Sint Maarten in the northeastern region of the Caribbean. She is an alumna of United World College Maastricht (2016 graduate), and a previous Fellow at Global Citizen Year (Ecuador 2017 cohort). She graduated from Quest University Canada, where she focused on the intersections between Caribbean histories, cultures, identities and various systems of power. Through the interdisciplinary field of cultural studies, she attempts to understand how to bring about more equitable, caring and just societies. Beyond her academic interests, she has a deep love for people and community! She strives to create meaningful and intentional interactions through community building strategies, creativity, empathy and a whole lot of curiosity.