Silvia Mangue Alene
Silvia holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration with a major in Human Resources from Camosun College and a post-graduate diploma in Intercultural Education from the University of Victoria and a Certificate in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion from Cornell University.
Silvia is the co-founder and president of Kulea Culture Society, which purpose is to raise awareness about and reduce discrimination and stereotyping by engaging respect for equity, diversity and inclusion through education, information, consultation, programs, conferences and cross-cultural exchanges.
Silvia is also the president of the BC Black History Awareness Society an organization that educate, disseminate and support Black British Columbians’ achievements past present, and future. Bringing together diverse groups of people who have an interest in promoting education and learning about British Columbia and Canada Black History.
Silvia currently works at the City of Victoria’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion office since June 2021.
Silvia’s passions among many others are women’s issues, her two organizations and fitness & wellness.
Silvia was borne in Equatorial Guinea a country in the West Central Africa. She immigrated to Madrid, Spain in 1978 at the age of 8. She grew up in Spain. Silvia is a mother of a 19 years old son and they live in Victoria BC.