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Sana Bég

Host, Transformational Investment Capacity (TIC), MSF Canada

MSF Canada Executive Director. Before join MSF Canada Bég was the director of communications with MSF in South Asia for six years, Bég played a significant role in building new systems and models to better enable MSF’s humanitarian work. She has been part of global MSF teams on equity, diversity and inclusion; data protection; misinformation and disinformation; and ethical use of imagery. She has worked directly with medical project teams in South Sudan as communications manager, and also as communicators advisor for Yemen, Syria and Iraq. Prior to MSF, Bég’s career in journalism included positions such as senior producer for Al Jazeera America in New York and as reporter and producer with an affiliation of National Public Radio. She has taught journalism to students pursuing their master’s degree in Kashmir and is active in the Society of Professional Journalists. Bég brings strong insight and grounded reflections in her public speaking, including her perspective on how the humanitarian sector must take critical steps to evolve and adapt. As a new thought-leader in Canada, she is ready to share stories and insight about the multi-layered crises of today, including Gaza, Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Haiti, Afghanistan and the situation of Rohingya people in Bangladesh and Myanmar, among others.