Danait Mehreteab

Manager of Culture and Outreach

Helen Tewolde



Hello, my name is Danait (She/Her) which means peacemaker and judge in Tigrinya. I am an observer, a dreamer, a facilitator, and a storyteller. Currently, I am a diversity and equity consultant. I am passionate about mental health advocacy and holistic wellness. I have an Honours Degree in Health Studies and Peace Studies from McMaster University and a Postgraduate in International Development from Humber College. 


What does art mean to me? 


Art is something you understand in the deepest parts of yourself. For me, art is a form of communication. It is how I express myself and experience myself. Art is how I know my soul exists. I believe it is our he(art)s language - maybe that is why it is called “art”.