Davina Hang | Toronto, Ontario
Davina Hang is a community worker, activist, and researcher. Since 2015, she has been working in the social work field specializing in disabilities and families in Toronto, Canada. She has provided direct services to children, youth, and adults with disabilities and mental health using a people-centered and strengths-based approach. During her international experience studying, working, and researching in Norway, Vietnam, and Switzerland, she believes community collaboration can happen anywhere if individuals and families are given the right guidance to help themselves draw on their own strengths to overcome obstacles. She graduated with an M.I.S in International Social Welfare and Health Policy from Oslo Metropolitan University in Oslo, Norway, and a B.S.W in Social Work, a minor in Psychology from Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada.
Davina attended the Spur Change National Conference 2021
About the Spur Change National Conference 2021
The Spur Change 2021 National Conference by the Inter-Council Network offered a three day conference on cross-generational collaboration on different ways of learning and networking for youths, SMOs and educators in either classrooms or with projects and partnerships overseas to build its way to recovery in response to COVID-19. The cross-cutting themes in this conference are gender transformative programming, inclusivity and sustainable development.
Davina thematized each day of the conference based on her experiences as a youth delegate and presented her learnings in an infographic. The conference was organized into three themes: Steps to Change, Global Citizenship Tools, and Resilience to Recovery.