Dammee Sero is a humble leader, human rights advocate, research assistant, and inspiring poet. She has demonstrated her leadership abilities through school achievements and advocacy for refugees.
Sero is pursuing a Human Rights and Human Diversity Bachelor’s Degree with a Leadership option from Wilfrid Laurier University. She was a refugee for ten years in a Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya with her family.
“Kakuma Refugee Camp serves refugees who have been forcibly displaced from their home countries due to war or persecution…According to current UNHCR statistics, the camp population stands at just close to 180,000 refugees. In 2007, Kakuma Refugee Camp hosted 21% of the total refugee population in Kenya" (UNHCR Fact Sheet, September 2008).