We’d like to introduce you to our dedicated and passionate team of public educators.
Public Educator Manager
Joan has been the Public Education Manager at SASC for 11 years. Working with her SASC colleagues, Joan began the Male Allies program in January 2008. Joan continues to manage the Male Allies program and is enthused to work with her talented and committed Male Allies team. Joan’s responsibilities for the program include: supporting the team, collaborating with community partners, marketing and promotion, and writing endless funding proposals!
Joan is a member of the WLU Gendered Violence Collaborating Committee and the Sex Worker’s Action Network (SWAN).
Joan is a United Church of Canada diaconal minister with a focus of ministry on education, pastoral care and social justice. Joan has her Diploma in Diaconal Ministries (Centre for Christian Studies) and a BTh (St. Stephen’s College, University of Alberta).
Wil Prakash Fujarczuk
Guided by critical pedagogy, intersectional feminism, and anti-oppression, Wil is an enthusiastic educator committed to facilitating transformative learning experiences for children, youth, and adults. He began his role with Male Allies in January 2017.
As a strong supporter of community-based initiatives, Wil is currently involved with the Region of Peel’s Diversity & Inclusion Charter (Community Champion for Gender and Sexual Diversity & member of the Leadership Program Curriculum Advisory Committee) and the City of Cambridge’s Farmer’s Market Advisory Committee.
Wil holds a B.Sc. (Hons.) in biology (McMaster University ’12), a B.Ed. (University of Western Ontario ’14), and a M.A. in peace education (UN-mandated University for Peace ’17) and is a certified teacher with the Ontario College of Teachers.
TK joined the Male Allies team in August 2017 and is excited to guide meaningful conversations with people of all ages about masculinity, healthy relationships, consent and more, using engaging activities and evidence based practices. He is passionate about queer and trans issues, intersectional feminism, body positivity, and ending gender based violence.
Previously, TK has worked as a Sexual Health Educator for SHORE Centre (Planned Parenthood) and a Chapter Coordinator for a national mental health charity. Currently, he volunteers on the board for the Waterloo Region Rainbow Coalition. TK holds a Bachelor of Arts from Queen’s University.