Aly Raposo works tirelessly to advocate for Mental Health and Human Rights. She has been a facilitator, researcher and speaker in these fields and delivered speeches nationally and internationally.
Her initiatives have earned her awards and include but are not limited to:
- 2017 CBC Manitoba Future 40 finalist.
- 2017 YMCA-YWCA Young Woman of Distinction Award.
- 2017 Achievement Award Art’s Celebrating Art’s at the University of Manitoba.
- 2018 University of Manitoba Emerging Leader Award.
- 2020 nominated for Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
Aly was chosen as a 2021 delegate to represent the federal riding of Kildonan-St Paul Daughter’s of the Vote Equal Voice Canada Political Summit. She was also invited to speak with the Government of Canada – Forum of Federations, as a mentor and speaker to young women in the Mena Region including Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia titled “Empowering women for leadership roles”.
Aly is the Coordinator for the Human Rights Committee of Council for the City of Winnipeg, a council member for the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Ethics Council and a Director for the Alpha House Project in Winnipeg. She is currently pursuing post graduate studies in counselling while awaiting acceptance into the Master of Human Rights Program.