Rania El Mugammar is a Sudanese Canadian, Artist, Arts Educator, Equity, Anti-oppression, Liberation and Meaningful Inclusion Educator & Consultant, performer, speaker and published writer.
As a writer, Rania's work explores themes of identity, womanhood, Blackness, flight and exile, migration, belonging, gender, sexuality and beyond. Rania's primary mediums are poetry, spoken word and oral storytelling. She is a published poet, storyteller and playwright. Rania is deeply interested in poetic form and the auditory texture of words as well as the visual and aesthetic impact of language and form.
She is a member of the St. Jamestown Collective Impact Steering Committee and of the Leaders Panel for the Economic Development and Culture Strategic Plan at the city of Toronto. Rania is the also Equity Director of B Inc., at Bcurrent Performing Arts, she is the lead equity consultant for RECENTRE, and co-founder of the How to be an Ally Series at the Centre for Social Innovation.
Rania is an experienced anti-oppression, equity, inclusion and liberation educator and consultant who is unflinchingly committed to decolonization and freedom as the ultimate goals of her work. She has worked extensively with contemporary arts institutions, STEM based enterprises, media organization, GBV advocacy, health initiatives, educational institutions and community/ grassroots spaces. Rania has worked with hundreds of organizations, collectives and institutions including VIBE Arts, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Ministry of Canadian Heritage, Daniels Spectrum, Centre for Social Innovation, Ontario Arts Council, Trinity Square Video, Toronto Cultural Music Lab, Canadian Art Magazine, Bcurrent, Engineers Without Borders, OCASI, Toronto Arts Council, the University of Michigan, TPW Gallery, Peel Dufferin Catholic District School Board, Regent Park Focus and beyond.