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Atong Ater

Policy analyst, producer and writer

Atong Ater is a policy analyst, producer and writer and has over 10 years of experience working in the public service. Born in Kenya, she came to Canada as a child where she developed a passion for science, sports and storytelling. Atong has produced a short documentary about a Sixties Scoop survivor and written, produced and directed a documentary exploring how a Toronto-based Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Basketball team is helping young boys leverage their athletic abilities for post-secondary education opportunities. Atong holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Neuroscience and a Master of Journalism from Carleton University, and between March and June can be found watching March Madness and NBA playoffs.