Elo Igor holds a Master's in Education with a focus on social justice education and a Master’s in Social Work. She is passionate about resource development and implementation and facilitating meaningful spaces for Black and racialized youth to self actualize. Elo has experience working with youth from racialized, gender diverse, ethnoculturally and socioeconomically marginalized communities in both the criminal justice and education system.
Elo will be continuing her studies as a PhD student at the Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work in September 2023. Her intention is to explore and develop culturally relevant mental health interventions for Black boys in the education system. Through her experiences both professionally and personally she has witnessed the impact of the school to prison pipeline and is committed to working alongside communities to disrupt this systemic funnelling.