Meet Celestina. She is the Manager of the Settlement and Integration Department at CIWA.
Celestina joined CIWA in 2008 after hearing about the organization from a friend on her arrival in Canada. Originally joining in a part-time capacity, Celestina has now been working with CIWA for over 8.5 years.
Celestina likes to help develop programs and projects that highlight the intersecting issues experienced by immigrant women, while emphasizing their strengths and resiliencies. She especially enjoys overseeing programs and projects that meet the basic financial, social well-being, and mental health needs of immigrant women and their families.
Outside of work, Celestina enjoys reading, traveling, cooking, and binge-watching documentaries and docudramas. She considers herself a true Nigerian in diaspora.
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