Laila Girum is a grade 12 student at Sir Frederick Banting secondary school. She enjoys singing and performing music both in school and as a hobby. She has a strong passion for discussing social issues specifically affecting students/people of colour. She organized a committee at her school meant to tackle these issues called ‘People of Change’ that has been active for over a year. Along with discussing social issues, she also enjoys working with technology and cinema, as she creates various films and videos in her free time.