Barbara Saldana Jimenez
A Mexican immigrant and single parent, Barbara Saldana is interested in social justice initiatives, grassroots movements and organizations, and decolonial and communitarian feminism. She is pursuing a bachelor's degree in Women’s Studies and two minors, Human Rights and Diversity and the Contemporary World at Concordia University.
As an intern with the Anti-Racist Pedagogy Project, Saldana analyzes media content, curates videos, conducts research and applies anticolonial pedagogy techniques centred on producing social justice and anti-racist narratives and content.
As a racialized person, Saldana is passionate about creating safe spaces and awareness of the realities that diverse people encounter. She says this can be achieved by sharing personal stories and perspectives; thus informing and educating outside the colonial narratives. She has organized various workshops for non-profit organizations and is developing a social media project called “Mothering together” which aims to support BIPOC moms and caregivers.