Raseel has lived in seven countries and immigrated to Canada six years ago. As a result of her exposure she champions local-global connections and solidarity. She currently leads BC Tech’s advocacy initiatives with the goal of elevating BC on the global radar of top destinations to work in tech, and she formerly helped to launch Hootsuite’s global partner program. As a humanitarian she has worked with United Nations agencies, the Aga Khan Foundation and impact investment fund, Acumen. She holds a BA in Political Science and Sociology from UBC, and an MSc in International Development/Relations from SOAS University of London. Her passions lie in the intersecting worlds of technology, business, international development and higher human consciousness – and in the innovation and social impact created in the intersection.