Sanaya Master 

Sanaya Master 

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Sanaya Master is a Comms and Engagement Specialist originally from New Zealand, now living in Vancouver, Canada. She has global experience working in internal communications and employee engagement leading teams within the healthcare and technology sectors. She is experienced working with employee training design and delivery, content strategy, digital transformations and internal and corporate communications. 

In 2018, under Zerbanoo Giffords guidance, Sanaya conceptualised and organised the first-ever World Zoroastrian Youth Leaders Forum, at the ASHA Centre in the UK where global youth leaders came together for a powerful congregation. The purpose of the Forum was to harness the power of our collective intelligence to build a future that we are inspired by.

 Sanaya is a co-chair of the FEZANA Unity and Welfare Committee. She has been a speaker at global and local Zoroastrian events including the 7th World Zoroastrian Youth Congress in LA, USA and the Jamshed K Pavri Seminar in Vancouver, Canada. She has also guest-edited the FEZANA Journal twice. 

In August 2019, Sanaya attended the 68th UN Civil Society Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah and compiled the Rapporteurs Report on behalf of FEZANA. She was also selected to be a Panelist and Moderator at the 64th UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) Conference in March 2020.

Sanaya is married to Kayras Irani who is also an active member of the Zoroastrian community, and they are now proud parents to baby Spenta.