Barriers To Success: The Complexity Of Racialized Students Pursuing Post-Secondary Education

Timothy Gopaul
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm


Facilitator: Timothy Gopaul

Timothy Gopaul is a consultant, policy professional and youth mentor that draws on his wealth of knowledge and experience in underserved, marginalized, racialized and immigrant communities in Toronto.
Timothy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Western Ontario and received his Master of Public Policy from the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy. Timothy has previously worked in the public and non-profit sector and currently holds a role in the private sector at Navigator Ltd., a high-stakes strategic advisory and communications firm.

Timothy has also served as a delegate and as a Panel Manager for the annual Black Policy Conference at Harvard University. Additionally, he was the Vice-President of Communications for the Caribbean Students’ Organization at the University of Western Ontario. Outside of that, Timothy volunteers with the Keep 6ix Organization as a mentor and public speaker, where he focuses on core life skills for youth such as communication, interpersonal and leadership skills, which inform healthy life decisions.
Timothy continues to use his lived experience as a Man of Colour and his unique expertise in policy and education to bridge the gap for students who experience barriers to success in Ontario’s public education system.