Lilian Ndangam, PhD
Prior to joining the National Civic League, Lilian worked as a program director for the African Canadian Social Development Council (ACSDC) - an umbrella organization for agencies serving the African Canadian community in Toronto from 2008 - 2012. During that time, she developed programs, oversaw the Council’s projects, strategic planning and worked with community organizations to address issues affecting immigrant communities in Toronto.
Lilian has also worked as a researcher and consultant for the World Association for Christian Communication – an international social justice organization in Toronto, Canada where she helped coordinate and co-author the 2010 and 2015 report for the Global Media Monitoring Project which monitors gender portrayal in the media globally.
Lilian holds a PhD in Journalism and Media Studies from the University of Sheffield, UK, an MA in Communication Studies from the University of Leeds, UK and BSc in Journalism and Mass Communications from the University of Buea, Cameroon. She has been an Andrew Mellon Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Rhodes University, South Africa. Her research has been published in international media and communication journals. As a Senior Fellow at the National Civic League, her research will focus on local programs that foster inclusion for immigrants and strengthen international connections.