Canadian and Quebecer of Algerian origin, Nadia is a mother of two children: a boy of 10 years and a girl of 4 years. Holder of a master’s degree in architecture (2001), she works not only in this field of expertise, but has expanded her horizons to include urban planning, residential project management and modular construction, all of which she has devoted her efforts to for 15 years. Since her arrival in Canada in winter 2010, Nadia has been involved in many associations as a volunteer, an interest she picked up on from her mother. Since 2016, Nadia has been working on a research masters in Urban Studies at UQAM where she also works as a teaching assistant.