Joanita N. Muwanga was born in Edmonton, Alberta to East African parents, and is the first in her family to study at the post-secondary level in Canada. She is a recipient of the Yonge Street Mission Student Scholarship Award at Ryerson University. Joanita received an award in June 2013 presented by Matt Galloway of CBC’s Metro Morningfor her volunteerism with the WoodGreen Community Services and her international development trip with the Rites of Passage Program to Ghana, Africa. Joanita is expected to complete a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and minor in Journalism in 2015. Upon graduation, she plans to pursue a career as a foreign correspondent for a major news network. Please visit Juanita's YouTube Channel and Facebook: Juanita.Manifest for a fusion of political content, hip-hop & pop culture set to launch in September 2013.