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Ida Mahmoudi

J.D. Candidate at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law & McGill Political Science Graduate

Ida Mahmoudi is a recent graduate from McGill University's political science, communications, and Islamic studies programs. During her undergrad, she worked as the Vice President Communications of the McGill Political Science Students’ Association, Vice President Sponsorship of McGill Women in Leadership, and chaired committees at McGill Model United Nations and the Secondary Schools United Nations Symposium.

She provided the closing address for Keynote speaker His Excellency UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in February 2016 and has received several awards from the university for her involvement, including the Scarlet Key award, Best Departmental Executive from the Arts Undergraduate Society, and the Community Engagement Award from the Students' Society of McGill University.

She currently works as a legal intern at Hummingbird Lawyers LLP. She will be attending University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law in September 2016.
Canada's Shortened Ban On Gay Blood Donors Still Fails

Canada's Shortened Ban On Gay Blood Donors Still Fails LGBTQ

Antiquated policies like the ban against men who have sex with men (MSM) bring into question just how progressive health and social policies are. The MSM policy mandates that even if MSM are healthy, they must abstain from intimacy for a pre-determined period in order to donate their blood to those who need it.
06/24/2016 03:13 EDT
TV Box Crackdown A Wake-Up Call For Entire Media

TV Box Crackdown A Wake-Up Call For Entire Media Industry

Cable giants Rogers, Bell and Videotron collectively succeeded in freezing cable-cutters' sales of their Android TV boxes. A temporary injunction of the boxes may stifle their future success and growth in Canada. From the recent ruling comes the fundamental question: Will this necessarily stall, if not exterminate piracy? The answer is no.
06/21/2016 03:44 EDT