Michelle Falk is a community leader and experienced non-profit management professional specializing in human rights education initiatives. Notably, Michelle has worked as Executive Director of the Manitoba Association for Rights and Liberties since 2015, where her transformative leadership established the organization as trendsetters for human rights education in Manitoba. She also volunteers on the Board of Directors for the Sexuality Education Resource Centre (SERC) and is active in community human rights initiatives in Winnipeg. Michelle holds a Masters in Gender Studies and Feminist Research from McMaster University and an honours undergraduate degree in Politics from the University of Winnipeg. In her personal life, Michelle is an avid reader and spends time parenting her two young children.
Sandra Krahn has over 20 years’ experience working in educational organizations including schools, universities and non-profit organizations. She started her education career as a high school science teacher and has been a project leader in an UNESCO Associated School, which included teacher training and the development of educational resources. Sandra has a master’s in Peace and Conflict Studies and is currently a PhD. Candidate, specializing in how educational initiatives can support community peacebuilding. She has experience with teacher training for human rights education in Canada, India and the Czech Republic. Her experience also includes grant writing, program development and writing curriculum for community organizations.
Clèche Kokolo is currently a full-time student at the University of Manitoba, pursuing a Bachelor of Arts. Through her years of involvement in the community, Clèche has developed a passion for human rights advocacy and education. This passion has led her to MARL. As MARL's communications intern last summer, Clèche curated multiple contents on various platforms. Now serving as the Communications Coordinator, Clèche is excited to use her skills to help advance human rights knowledge and education in the province of Manitoba and beyond.