Global Horizons Magdalena Surma

Talk to a Diplomat: Interview with Sukhpal Kaur Sangha

Listen as I interview Sukhpal Kaur Sangha. She is a recent graduate from the University of Toronto. Graduating with distinction, her Honours Bachelor of Arts degree focused on a double major in History and Political Science with a minor in Anthropology. She has spent much of her time devoted to volunteering in the community and the world around her.  Her various passions resulted in her receiving the University of Toronto Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Award. She currently volunteers on a Young Leaders Council in her community.  Sukhpal’s passions include global history, Latin America, security, intelligence, international issues and development. Listen as Sukhpal provides advice to those interested in pursuing a Junior Research Fellowship at the NATO Association of Canada.

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Interview with Sukhpal Kaur Sangha
Talk to a Diplomat


Next, Sukhpal discusses one of her many publications, “Valuing Canadian Female Soldiers in the Canadian Armed Forces.”



Interview with Sukhpal Kaur Sangha
Talk to a Diplomat



Magdalena Surma
Magdalena Surma is currently Canada's NATO Program Contributor and Outreach Coordinator. Former Program Editor of Global Horizons, Magdalena completed a BA in Legal Studies (Honours) and a Masters in Public Service at the University of Waterloo. She also attended Harvard during two summers, where she completed courses in psychology, government, and law. In addition, she successfully completed Harvard Law School’s Executive Education Program in Negotiation and Leadership. Magdalena is currently completing an LLB through University of London’s International Program. She is passionate about law, government, and charitable non-profit organizations. As an avid researcher, she hopes to extend her research to investigate women in security while examining society, culture, and international relations. In addition, Magdalena is also passionate about international business and economy. She is very excited about being involved with various projects at NATO, specifically engaging youth and society about international affairs. Apart from a love of politics, Magdalena enjoys fine art, ballet, and classical music.