SMASH EXECUTIVE TEAM
Einav Simoni | Executive Member | President
As a nursing student, Einav has a passion for healthcare and community support. In addition to SMASH, she is the Recruitment Executive of Ryerson’s Student Emergency Response Team (RyeSERT), a student mentor with TMP, a community volunteer with Evergreen Hospice, and a Clinical Aid at Woodbridge Medical Centre FHT.
Katrina Ferrari | Executive Member | Social Media and Marketing Director
Katrina is a fourth year Creative Industries student at Ryerson. She’s dedicated the past 3 years to helping SMASH members feel welcome and informed in the Ryerson community.
Hoda Mahdi | Executive Member | ‘If You Really Knew Me’ Events Director
With a background in nursing, Hoda pursues a career within public health and epidemiology in which she can advocate for policy change. As an academic scholar and community leader, Hoda has received the 2013 TD Scholarship, and continued to grow within TD Bank as a Customer Service Representative & Bank Teller (2014), a Recruiter (2015), and a Community Relations employee (2016). She passionately believes in growth and open-mindedness, as evidenced by her position as a Delegate at the 2014 Ryerson TEDx Conference. In addition, Hoda stays active as a member of her community soccer team.
Elizabeth McAteer | Executive Member | Events Coordinator, Addictions Outreach
Originally from Montreal, Elizabeth relocated to Toronto three years ago to pursue her passion for nursing at Ryerson University. Now a fourth year student, she dedicates most of her academic efforts to learning and gaining experience in the mental health community with the hopes of reducing the stigma associated with mental illness and improving experiences in the health care setting.
Emily Duffy | Executive Member | Community Outreach
Emily is a third year Social Work student. She loves music, books, farmers’ markets, and coffee. She also has a weakness for scented candles. She can usually be found rushing along Gould Street with her headphones on and a coffee in her hand.
Rajeeha Siddiqui | Executive Member | Social Justice Outreach
Rajeeha is currently a Ryerson Nutrition Student. She holds experience in social-justice projects relating to poverty, racialized, indigenous, women, the LGBTQ community, and religious minorities. Rajeeha has a passion to support marginalized communities in Toronto; to help overcome the stereotypes and negative associations that impact an individual’s mental well-being.
2016/2017 SMASH TEAM
Social Media and Marketing Team
Event Planning Team Associates
Event Planning Volunteers
Karyn (Liz) Singh
This is My Story (TIMS) Associates
This is My Story (TIMS) (Facilitators and Volunteers)