Yasmin Farouk has over 30 years of experience working in both public and private sector libraries, all revolving around her passion for helping others learn. As a research professional, she spent 16 years as an Information Research Specialist with Mercer Canada, one of Canada’s top HR consulting firms. Prior to this she worked at the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) and the Markham Public Library system. Her passion for the community and helping others grow is the main reason she joined MAC. Yasmin was educated at both York University and Ryerson University, where she studied arts and library science.