Founding Advisor | Progress Toronto
Anjum Sultana is a policy professional based in Toronto. Anjum holds a Masters of Public Health degree from the University of Toronto.
Currently, she serves as the Manager of Policy & Strategic Communications at YWCA Canada, the largest and oldest women’s multi-service organization in Canada, with 32 Member Associations across the country. She is also the Founder of the Racial Health Equity Network, an online community of practice that connects members to research, resources, jobs, and professional development opportunities focused on promoting racial health equity in Canada. She is also the organizer of the Millennial Womxn in Policy initiative.
Anjum is Vice Chair of the Council of Agencies Serving South Asians, a Board Member with the Regent Park Community Health Centre, and completed a Fellowship at the Wellesley Institute, a research and policy think tank focused on advancing health equity in the GTA through action on the social determinants of health. While at the Wellesley Institute, Anjum focused her work on advancing equity in health care for diverse populations and the economic determinants of health such as income security, employment and working conditions.
Ultimately, as an inclusive city builder, Anjum is a principled supporter of progressive policies to make our city a healthier, happier and more equitable place to be.