Aja Mason, Director:
Aja was born and raised on the traditional territory Kwanlin Dün First Nation and Carcross/Tagish First Nation. Her diverse academic background includes a BSc in Neuroscience and Philosophy and a Diploma in Northern Sciences. She is now completing an MA in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus on the correlation between extractive industry activity (eg. mining) and rates of domestic and sexualized violence in the Yukon. Aja is the Director of YSWC and Project Lead for the Yukon Advocate Case Review. She is excited to bring an interdisciplinary perspective to YSWC's pursuit of gender equality.