Annick Maugile Flavien
Annick Maugile Flavien is the founding coordinator and manager of the Black Perspectives Office (BPO), a steering member of the President's Task Force on Anti-Black Racism at Concordia University, a Black community advocate, a Black scholar, and a multi-disciplinary creative maker.
As a three-time graduate of Concordia, Annick has been working on campus for the last ten years where she had the opportunity to participate in and support grassroots EDI and anti-racist initiatives across campus. She now leads the Black Perspectives Office in its development of services and resources for Black students, staff, and faculty at Concordia, as well as anti-discriminatory consultations, workshops and trainings, and engagement opportunities for the broader community. She is currently also pursing her PhD and where she roots her creative and academic research in communications, ageing studies, migration and geography in order to explore the transmission of intergenerational knowledge and identity for Black communities in Canada with the goal of better understanding Black community isolation in Canada and fostering connections across Black Canadian communities.
Through her dedication and leadership, Annick is fostering a supportive environment for anti-racist community building at Concordia and in Canada.