Albesa Aliu is a community connector who has worked with non-governmental organizations in Kosovo, Greece and Canada. Ms. Aliu is currently an organizer for a community center in Toronto, Ontario, and is active with various youth-based organizations. She has led multiple community initiatives on social prescribing, community development, and food insecurity and thrives in connecting people and working on themes of youth empowerment, positive peace, and community development. She has a background in Peacebuilding and Psychology, holds a Master of Arts in Peacebuilding and Collaborative Development from Canadian Mennonite University, Winnipeg, and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Hellenic American University, Athens, Greece.