Harjot is in her second year of university at the Alberta School of Business. Her passion for female empowerment has brought her to NEW and she is very excited to put on an inspiring and memorable conference for this year’s delegates!


When she isn’t working or studying, Harjot enjoys going on road trips and watching sad movies. She also keeps herself busy with competitive dance as well as makeup and hairstyling for her business named AulakhBeauty.

Harjot Aulakh

VP Events

Aafreen is in her third year at the Alberta School of Business, majoring in Strategic Management and Organization and minoring in Business Economics and Law. Over the past year, she has had the opportunity to participate in Citibank's Early Identification Leadership Program and volunteer as a tutor for a national Program for Academic Coaching and Enrichment. Outside of school, you can find Aafreen going for walks in the River Valley or spending time with her family and friends. She also has a new-found love for baking and is addicted to iced coffee! 


Aafreen is incredibly passionate about women empowerment and truly believes that women have an unparalleled potential to take on the world's biggest challenges and to inspire others to do the same. After attending the NEW 2021 conference as a delegate, she was motivated to join a team of dedicated individuals to create a meaningful and impactful experience for other advocates of women empowerment!

Aafreen Samnani

Events Director

Kanika is in her fourth and final year at the Alberta School of Business with a major in Human Resource Management and a minor in Business Economics and Law. Over the past two years, she has been involved with HSMUN as the Vice-Chair of a committee and has also volunteered as a therapy assistant with CHATTER, language teacher with AHP and mentor for young entrepreneurs with Junior Achievement. Additionally, her passion for sustainability and youth empowerment has led her to take on the role of Co-president with Enactus UAB for the upcoming year.


Kanika has always been extremely passionate about female empowerment and truly believes women are capable of accomplishing great things once they’re able to discover their potential through conferences such as NEW. After being a part of the executive team last year, this passion has only grown! She is very excited to take on the role of Events Director this year and hopes to help plan a conference that will leave all delegates inspired!

Kanika Vashist

Events Director