REGIONAL IMPACT COORDINATOR
Region: North America
Moiz Lakhani is currently pursuing a BHSc at McMaster University which is the toughest undergraduate program to get into within Canada according to Yahoo finance. He currently has a 2nd degree black belt in Jiu-Jitsu, black belt in Kickboxing, and represents Canada in various international tournaments. He is a 3x NAGA World Grappling Jiu-Jitsu Champion, and a 1x National Kickboxing Champion.
Moiz has profound passions for giving back to his community and working towards the Sustainable Development Goals. Moiz was the youngest winner of the first Youth Assembly Impact Challenge. He was awarded seed funding, mentorship, and a platform to 40,000 people for his social venture, Ninja Girls, which aims to teach self-defense to girls in underdeveloped nations and also educates them about physical and sexual abuse. He is currently working with international mentors and executives, as well as the Friendship Ambassador Foundation for the implementation of this project.
Moiz is also a part of the RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) National Youth Advisory Committee to discuss youth crime and victimization. He also implements national projects to issues affecting youth across Canada. Feedback from the Committee helps the RCMP to develop effective youth strategies and represent the national youth voice.
Moiz was awarded the Lieutenant Governor’s Community Volunteer Award in 2019, and the Ontario Service Award in 2017 from the provincial ministry for his outstanding community contributions.