Rahim Sajan


Biography

Rahim’s adventurous career includes teaching in remote First Nation’s communities, a brief stint in East Africa, the richer suburbs as well as the inner city streets of Calgary.

Rahim is also the Founder of the Resourceful Human Project, the Co-founder and Curator of TEDxCalgary, he has served in the University of Calgary Senate Executive and now serves as Chair of the Honours Sub Committee and as an Advisor for The Deans Talks at the Cumming School of Medicine. He calls these parts of his civil society engagement his “real world masters degree”! Rahim is also a Grad Student in the University of Calgary, studying for his M.Ed.

As a teacher he is an active part of the largest enterprise that much of humanity is actively involved in: Education. He is on a mission through his teaching work and through the Resourceful Human Project to figure out how we can better educate people for an uncertain future.

As Curator of TEDxCalgary since 2009 he has made it his mission to emphasize the role of civil society in Calgary, by convening people around ideas that matter. 

Rahim holds a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Education from the University of Calgary. Rahim, you can find him on Twitter at @rahimsajan.