Pride Winnipeg has selected Muhammad Ahsan as the organization’s new president.
Ahsan takes over for outgoing president Jonathan Niemczak.
“We’re exceptionally pleased that Muhammad has taken on this leadership role,” Niemczak said in a statement.
“His broad knowledge of issues that affect our community, coupled with years of experience in rights activism, education and training, conflict resolution, and research and development, makes Muhammad well positioned to lead the organization going forward.”
Muhammad joined Pride Winnipeg last week as vice-president, community engagement. He currently works at the Rainbow Resource Centre as the training and education program coordinator and holds a master’s degree in public administration with double majors in human resource management and marketing.
Muhammad will assume his new role on October 1.