Mohammad Al Akel
Health Impact and Climate Change Specialist & DEIB Expert
Bachelor of Science, Medical Laboratory Science
Micro-Credential in Business Development Strategies in Tech
Mohammad “Moe” is a MasterCard Foundation alumnus from the
American University of Beirut. He has been advocating for LGBTQ2SIA+ rights since he was in Beirut, Lebanon, despite all risks and adversities. When he successfully made his way to Canada, he fulfilled his post-graduate studies in Climate Change at The University of Waterloo.
Moe joined the “AIDS Committee of Durham Region” before transitioning to Toronto to work as a research assistant at “The Alliance for South Asian AIDS Prevention”, and later as a settlement manager at the “Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services”. He helps numerous refugees and newcomers adapt to their new environment and surroundings. In 2021 and 2022, Moe is proud to have won the 1st and 2nd runner-up awards Sher Vancouver LGBT leadership award respectively.