Research Analyst at Global Public Affairs Vancouver, Canada
Navjot Sanghera is a researcher, community organizer and passionate advocate for the active participation and empowerment of women, youth and other marginalized communities in politics.
Navjot currently works as a Research Analyst with Global Public Affairs where she undertakes policy research for clients on a wide range of subjects from transportation, infrastructure and communities to energy and environmental policy, providing strategic analysis of government developments.
Prior to this, Navjot was a political staffer for a Member of Parliament where she managed community outreach initiatives, communications, casework and the roll out of federal programs for the Member. During this time, she led the first M.P. Youth Council in the riding aimed to foster greater political participation of local youth, and organized policy discussions with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Health Minister Jane Philpott, the Youth Ambassador to the United Nations and others. Through her work in the constituency office Navjot has worked with hundreds of newcomers and refugees to help them navigate the laws and regulations of Citizenship, Immigration and Refugees Canada.
Navjot has spent several years volunteering for both local and international human rights and women’s non-profit organizations, and continues to facilitate workshops on education about gender based violence. She currently serves as the policy chair for the Surrey Center Liberal Electoral District Association and has been involved in numerous political campaigns.
Navjot holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History from the University of British Columbia, and a Master’s Degree in Research in Politics and International Studies from the University of Warwick.