Jamea Zuberi

Courage & Renewal Facilitator

Ms. Jamea Zuberi, over the last 29 years has enjoyed an illustrious career in the field of education as a teacher, administrator, curriculum writer and award recipient after earning a B.SC. and a B.Ed. at York University.  She is particularly proud of having over 30 years of engaging, educating and leading young people in community work. Jamea is credited as the founder of Blockorama which after 25 years is still the only black stage at the 2SLGBTTIQQ+ Pride Toronto Festival, and founder of the first Masquerade Band – “Pelau MasQueerade” – in the Pride Toronto Parade.  In 2012 she was the proud recipient of the Pan Arts Network’s -“Woman in Pan” Award, for her contribution to developing the steel pan movement in the Toronto community and schools. Presently she is the co-ordinator of the BSA- Black Student Alliance movement across the Toronto District School Board.