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Sonia Idir

Executive Director

Sonia Idir (she/her) moved from France to Canada in 2015, and to Yellowknife in 2017. GNWT worker during the day, she works part-time for Northwords where she learns about Northern books, writers and storytelling alongside a passionate and involved board of directors. Sonia is the Vice-President of the Multicultural Community of Yellowknife where she organizes dance events and multicultural fashion shows. Event planning lover, she also brought Burger Week to Yellowknife in 2020, and organized two editions the following years, raising money for local non-profits. In her spare time, she enjoys dancing and practicing various types of dance such as Bachata, Salsa, Belly dance.