Who is Rozina?
Rozina was born in Pakistan and arrived in Canada as a young child with her family, and they settled in Toronto. Rozina completed her schooling in Ontario. She then attended York university where she earned her B.A in Psychology, Later, Rozina worked in various clerical positions. Rozina then moved to B.C and completed her Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W) at U.B.C. after which she worked as a medical social worker for Fraser Health (continuing care). Rozina later pursued her legal studies at Osgoode Hall law school where she completed the criminal intensive program in her final year. Rozina completed her articles with the Dept of Justice in Newfoundland and Labrador (Corner Brook) Rozina then returned to Ontario to be closer to her family. She practiced as a staff lawyer with legal aid Ontario providing legal advice and representing clients as duty counsel. In her position as legal aid lawyer Rozina encountered a wide diversity of clients many of whom faced challenging issues such poverty, mental health and addictions. Many clients were also marginalized due to their race. She also worked with women who had been victims of violence and abuse. Rozina has professional experience both as a social worker and a lawyer. She has worked on the front lines providing direct service to clients and their families. Rozina is also an active community member. Rozina currently serves on the settlement portfolio of Ismaili council. She is also currently vice president for ACT 2 community Services. She also sits as a community member on the city of New Westminster Multicultural Advisory Council. Rozina is a committed liberal who joined the party as a youth.