Filiz is a health care professional with over 10 years’ experience in delivering acute and chronic care across multiple hospitals within the Greater Toronto Area. She is an active humanitarian and community activist who has led many international programs. Some of these initiatives include building a water-well for a female mental health institution in Somalia and opening a preschool program for Syrian refugee children in Turkey.
Filiz has a Masters in Public Policy with work experience in the government, non-for profit and communications sectors. She is currently a Graduate student at the University of Toronto completing the Nurse Practitioner program specializing in Primary Health Care and Global Health with collaborative specialization in Women’s Health. In her free time, she enjoys playing golf and spending time with her twins.