Our Team

NMC-CESI is supported by our team of enthusiastic volunteers that share their time and knowledge weekly during the language exchange supported by our executive team. We thank them all for their efforts every week!

Rasha Elendari
PhD Candidate – NMC  – UofT
President / Co-founder 

Robert Martin
PhD – NMC – UofT
Managing director / Public relations / Co-founder

Zubie Abdul Hakim Taupan
B.A. – Art History + M.A. -NMC – UofT
Vice president / Art Director

Diala Lteif
PhD Candidate – Geography and Planning – UofT


Matthew Tran
B.A. – UofT


Mosab Al Nomeiry
B.A. – UofT


Ted Killin
MA in Immigration & Settlement Studies – Ryerson
CESI Coordinator for English Language Strategy & Development


Yusef Al-Molieh
B.S. – UofT
Workshop Coordinator for Winter/Spring Term 2020/21