Saquiba Rahman is a recent graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School. She joined PooranLaw as an articling student in the fall of 2018, after having worked for the firm during her final year of law school. Saquiba has always been passionate about and active in the disability sector, having completed Osgoode’s Disability Law Intensive in her second year of law school at ARCH Disability Law Centre (specialized legal aid clinic). While at Osgoode, she also volunteered for the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Alliance and served as a member of Osgoode’s Daredevils in Training Organization (DITO), which advocated for greater accessibility at the school. In her graduating year, Saquiba received the Legal and Literacy Society’s Student Honour Award for her significant contribution to the Osgoode community.
Prior to law school, Saquiba was a Policy Advisor to a Senator in the Parliament of Canada, where she assisted the work of the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights and Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade.
Community involvement and advocacy work
- Volunteer, Canadian Association for Muslims with Disabilities (CAM-D)
- Volunteer, Canada Bangladesh Muslim Community (CBMC)
While at Osgoode Hall Law School
- Legal and Literacy Society Student Honour Award: for significant contribution to the community at Osgoode Hall
- N.A. Taylor Entrance Scholarship: for academic excellence and contribution to the community
- Student, Disability Law Intensive, ARCH Disability Law Centre
- Student, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Alliance
- Summer Law Student, National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM)
- President, Muslim Law Students’ Association (MLSA)
- Junior Caseworker, Osgoode Business Clinic
- Member, Osgoode International Legal Partnership
- Member, Daredevils in Training Organization (DITO): for greater accessibility at Osgoode Hall Law School