Heldden Byumvuhore Immigration Counselor, Social Activist and Political Commentator
Heldden Byumvuhore is an African-Canadian recent graduate from Concordia University with a double BA (Hons) in Political Science with a minor in law and society as well as Public and Community Affairs B.A (Hons) with a concentration in First People’s studies. She currently works as an immigration counselor at DNEG. She has most of her background in social causes in different community organisations around Montreal ranging from student-led organisations, Black Youth advocacy, Housing rights for tenants and fighting as a social rights advocate. She is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper with the Montreal Hub. She is also the founder and president of the Fondation Madeleine Mukashema Foundation which advocates for menstrual health and equity.
Heldden is also part of Amandla, a weekly African current affairs program produced in English and French. On the air since 1987 and broadcasted live every Wednesday at 7 p.m. on CKUT 90.3 in Montreal. Heldden considers herself an Afro-Feminist and political commentator/enthusiast