Iyol Martínez is a migrant settler originally from the Anauak valley, and currently lives and works from the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Kwikwetlem), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), səl̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations. They hold a Dual Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology with a minor in Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice from Sciences-Po Paris and the University of British Columbia (UBC). Iyol has experience working in the non-profit sector, as a Research Assistant for the Human Rights Commission of Mexico City, and as a Program Coordinator at YouthCO HIV and Hep C Society, where they conducted peer-led education, as well as developed and implemented comprehensive community-health-leadership programming for queer and trans youth. Iyol is passionate about community-building, project coordination and working towards equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace and beyond. In their spare time, they can be found painting their nails and talking with their loved ones. Connect with Iyol by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.