Michelle Mabira is a third year student at the University of Toronto studying Finance and Economics. She was born in Kampala, Uganda but grew up here in Canada. Michelle is the outgoing president of the African Students Association – UTSG and has been part of the organization since her first year at the school. Over the past few years she has seen first-hand the incredible benefits discussions centered mental health bring to the African community, especially here in Canada. She is interested in how we can turn discussion into action so that we can reduce the distress and negative impact mental illness have on our community.