Influenced by her family’s history in Uganda and India, Angie has been active in human rights, humanitarian issues and informal education for the past 20 years. She has written and delivered workshops on children and armed conflict, international humanitarian law and many other subjects related to human rights.
Currently, Angie Osachoff (nee Mapara) is the Senior Regional Program Manager in BC for Equitas; the International Centre for Human Rights Education. She is also vice-chair of the International Institute for Child Rights and Development, member of the City of Vancouver’s Advisory Committee on Children, Youth and Families, member of the child rights advisory board for Be Your Best Self Inc. and a member of the Child Rights Academic Network. She graduated from Queen’s University with two degrees; a major in political studies and an honours medial in development studies and political studies.
Her areas of focus are children’s rights and their authentic leadership in community and decision-making processes.