Rashin Lamouchi is a graduate student in the School of Child and Youth Care at the University of Victoria, BC. She has a BA in Early Childhood Leadership and a diploma in Early Childhood Education from George Brown College, Toronto, ON. Rashin works on the Youth Migration Project
within the project area of Forced Migrant Children and Youth. She is examining the impacts of forced migration on young people’s sense of home and belonging. For the past ten years she has worked with families as a teacher, tutor, and researcher, and she has extensive experience in early years practice and pedagogy. Currently, Rashin is the executive director of Antidote: Multiracial and Indigenous Girls and Women’s Network
, a grassroots network and community-based organization in Victoria, British Columbia. Rashin grew up in a large family in Iran and has gone on to serve many families across the world as a volunteer, tutor, teacher, and researcher.