Ambika Varma Women in Security

#16DaysOfActivism Interview Series: Vina Nadjibulla

The NATO Association of Canada is proud to be a part of the ‘16 Days Against Gender Based Violence’ Campaign. For the campaign, the NATO Association of Canada has compiled an interview series with women doing great work in Canada to showcase why it is important to fight against gender-based violence.

Vina Nadjibulla is an international security expert with fifteen years of experience working at the United Nations in New York and Central and West Africa. Vina is a native speaker of Tajik and Russian and is fluent in English. Her areas of interest and expertise include strategic planning, policy development and organizational change management, as well as human rights and gender mainstreaming in fragile and conflict-affected states. She has lived and worked in over 50 countries and is a major advocate for women’s rights, conflict prevention, social inclusion, corporate accountability, and education.

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Interview conducted by: Ambika Varma

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Ambika Varma
Ambika Varma is a Program Editor for Women and Security. She is a York University graduate with a degree in the biomedical sciences. Ambika has worked as a translator for various UN organizations and as a Compliance Analyst for the G7 Research Group at the University of Toronto. She is highly interested in global health security protocols, the impact of biological weaponry, and the impact of disease on security issues. As an intern for the NAOC, Ambika hopes to engage with important security issues and gain a deeper understanding of the various actors at play. Ambika loves art and literature, and plays the violin!