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Azayah Ferguson

Summer Student Fasken
Office(s) Toronto


Azayah Ferguson is currently attending Osgoode Hall Law School. For her undergraduate studies, she obtained an Honours Bachelor of Arts in English and Sociology, where she was on the Dean’s Honour List and graduated with High Distinction. Prior to law school, Azayah worked for the Toronto Police as a Court Disclosure Clerk, processing criminal charges at Old City Hall Court. Azayah’s professional work experience also includes research and policy work across various provincial ministries, including the Treasury Board Secretariat and the Ministry of Education. While at law school, Azayah has enjoyed being involved in extracurricular initiatives, including acting as the Secretary for the Black Law Students’ Association and mentoring for Kids with Incarcerated Parents (KIP) Canada. During her second year of law school, Azayah completed a full-time placement in the Anti-Discrimination Intensive Program (ADIP) at the Human Rights Legal Support Centre. As an ADIP student she provided summary legal advice to assist clients who experienced human rights violations, led a client mediation, and drafted applications for submission to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario. While at the Centre, Azayah worked primarily within the SHARE project, in support of employees who have experienced sexual harassment, sexual assault, and gender-based harassment in the workplace. In her spare time, Azayah enjoys reading memoirs, attending spin classes, and watching the NBA playoffs.