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.
Having recently completed her Master’s degree in Cultural Studies and Critical Theory at McMaster University, Jordyn Sheldon is returning to MARL as an Education Coordinator. She is invigorated with new knowledges and a deepened commitment to a human rights education practice based on radical relationality. Jordyn also holds a B.A. in Human Rights and Communications from the University of Winnipeg. She is dedicated to engaged pedagogy, and the “noisy optimism” necessary for work committed to social change. Jordyn is especially passionate about anti-racist and anti-colonial approaches to education and has pursued this work researching, teaching, facilitating and developing curriculum and programming at MARL, Food Matters Manitoba, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights and in universities across Canada. In addition to facilitating difficult conversations, she loves pop culture, her dog, Bojack, and a good cup of tea.
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.