Maya Garfinkel

Maya Garkinkel is World BEYOND War’s Canada Organizer while Rachel Small is on Parental leave in part of 2022-2023.

Maya (she/they) is a community and student organizer based in Montreal, Canada on unceded Kanien’kehá:ka Territory. She is currently finishing up her BA in Political Science and Geography (Urban Systems) at McGill University. As an undergraduate, Maya has organized at the intersection of the climate and peace movements with Divest McGill, Students for Peace and Disarmament at McGill and the Divest for Human Rights campaign. They have also worked on mobilizations around decolonization, anti-racism, and democratization across North America. Outside of political work, Maya can often be found cooking communally, engaging with multifaith collaboration, or exploring a new city park.


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