Working in the social work field in Toronto since 2006, Zenia has experience in community health centres, family shelters, a drop-in centre for women, non-binary & trans folks and has worked with youth and their families in London, England. Her work has focused on women’s mental health, homelessness, poverty, gerontology, volunteerism and community engagement while aiming to do this work from an anti-racist, anti-oppressive and intersectional lens. Her interests are in community-based work, the social determinants of health, racial justice initiatives and increasing access to services. She is a registered social worker who obtained her Psychology, Social Work and graduate Social Work degrees at York University. Currently, she works as a counselor in a community agency.