Alexandra Daignault - Arts Cup

Alexandra is a fourth-year student at Mount Royal University, studying English pursuing minors in Indigenous Studies and Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Recently, she completed her honors thesis on postcolonial theory in Indo-Caribbean women's literature. Alexandra was born on Treaty 7 territory, in Calgary AB. She is a second generation Indo-Caribbean Canadian woman, and founder of Solidariteas. Solidariteas is a social justice tea company focused on supporting impactful violence prevention programming for women in Canada.
During her time at Mount Royal University, Alexandra has volunteered extensively, serving as a tutor for the TVP program, vice president of the Film & English Student Society, and student representative on a number of learning committees. In addition to her volunteerism, Alexandra is a committed advocate for community service learning, participating in multiple courses bridging communities within the city.