Chief Operating Officer
Rachel Bangura, B.A., M.A., LL.B.
Rachel recently completed her licensing requirements as a Candidate of the Law Practice Program (LPP) with Toronto Metropolitan University (formely known as Ryerson University). Rachel completed her LPP Placement as a Student-at-Law for the Interim Chief Commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission, Ena Chadha, an experienced Human Rights lawyer, investigator, educator and mediator in her private practice as Barrister and Solicitor.
During her placement as a Student-at-Law, Rachel assisted in developing presentations on the topic of the Ontario Human Rights System, disability rights law and participated in helping conduct a workplace discrimination and harasment investigation where she participated in extensive witness interviews. Furthermore, Rachel conducted research and assisted in writing a reported on the mandatory Covid-19 vaccination policies in the workplace during the height of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Rachel graduated from the University of Sussex in Brighton, UK and was awarded a Bachelor of Laws with Honours. During her legal studies, Rachel volunteered as a legal research assistant for Streetlaw Brighton on th ematter of Public Space Protection Orders, which gave Brighton authorties the power to displaced the unhoused.
Rachel completed her Master of Arts at Wilfrid Laurier University where she specialized in the field of Cultural Analysis and Social Theory. She conducted research on various topics ranging from racial inequality, gender discrimination, housing precarity and globalization in addition to studying intersectionality.
Rachel graduated from the University of Ottawa where she obtained her Honours Bachelor of Social Sciences with a double Major in Sociology and Criminology, Cum Laude.
Rachel is bilingual and serves both the Francophone and the Anglophone community. Rachel enjoys Human Rights law, Employment law and Corporate Commercial Law.