Avexnim Cojti

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Avexnim Cojti (Maya K'iche'), Director of Programs. Avexnim is from Chuwila, Guatemala. She is a sociologist with more than fifteen years of experience in the fields of immigration and multiculturalism, and Indigenous community development, and Indigenous rights. She has a degree in Indigenous Government Studies from the Institute of Indigenous Government, Vancouver, British Columbia, a sociology degree from Simon Fraser University; and a master's degree in Public Administration from the University of Regina. Most of her experience is in managing or delivering programs and projects that aim to improve the conditions of vulnerable populations. Avex formerly severed as the Program Manager for the Community Media and Indigenous Rights Radio Programs. She has volunteered at community radio stations in Canada for many years and has represented Cultural Survival at international fora and United Nations meetings, advocating for Indigenous rights.Contact Avexnim at avexnim@cs.org.