Mavra Bari is a writer, sociologist, journalist, and communications specialist who believes in the power of words to express complex thoughts, phenomena, and feelings in a rapidly changing world. Through various mediums, lenses, and perspectives, she comprehensively examines the micro and macro aspects of everyday life and socio-economic environments, catering to diverse audiences. In her work, she utilizes language and storytelling as powerful tools for effecting transformative change at the individual and community level. Her creative writing has been featured in numerous publications, including The Window, Aleph Review, Shapers Toronto Magazine, Sarajevo Times, Cambridge University’s Lucy Writers Platform, Amsterdam Poetry Anthology, The Missing Slate, The Dawn, and Al-Hamara Publishing. Mavra holds an Undergraduate Degree in English Literature and Sociology from the University of Toronto and a Master’s Degree in Sociology from the University of Amsterdam. During her university years, her writing primarily focused on transnational and post-colonial identities, resulting in extensive poetry, essays, and prose about hyphenated identity, exile, and the loss of home and language. She is currently working on a series of essays on resource equity in the climate crisis and a prose-poetry hybrid collection of creative non-fiction. You can find Mavra sharing her words on Instagram @mavra.writes and tweeting @mavrabari.