Sisters Spotlight: Vijaya Chikermane
Vijaya is the Executive Director at the Alliance for South Asian AIDS Prevention and has been involved in HIV, AIDS, sexual health and gender equity work in Toronto, India, and Ecuador. She has been a feminist since as far as she can remember and thoroughly enjoys dissecting and deconstructing oppression. Vijaya also sits on the Board for Women’s Health in Women’s Hands and has experience in program and organizational development, communications and capacity building. She migrated to Canada in 1995 after living in the United Arab Emirates and India and considers ‘home’ a mix of all three.