Nir Hagigi

Public Policy Analyst

Nir Hagigi is currently a student at Carleton University pursuing a Bachelor of Global and International Studies with a specialization in Global Development and a concentration in Economics.

Through his studies, along with a minor in Environmental and Climate Humanities, Nir is a strong advocate with a dedicated passion to cancer survivors, patients, and caregivers. He also gained valuable experience as the Lead Community Outreach Organizer for Starbucks in the National Capital Region, where he oversaw a major fundraiser across 25+ locations to raise money for Camp Quality, a nonprofit organization that sends kids affected by cancer and their siblings to the camp for free.

In his role as a Public Policy Assistant for the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network, Nir brings his passion for positive change and his commitment to making a meaningful impact in the lives of cancer survivors, patients, and caregivers. Through strategic engagement with policymakers, he works to convey the unique challenges faced by cancer survivors, patients, and caregivers. By articulating the organization’s initiatives, Nir aims to influence policy decisions that prioritize the well-being and needs of those affected by cancer. Through targeted campaigns, public outreach, and collaboration with like-minded organizations, he strives to create a broader understanding of the challenges faced by cancer survivors and the importance of implementing supportive policies.

Looking ahead, Hagigi is dedicated to expanding the impact and reach of the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network, envisioning a future where the organization’s advocacy efforts continue to result in tangible improvements in cancer care policies and a more compassionate, inclusive healthcare landscape for all.