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Faye Shien Tan

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Faye Shien Tan

Manager of Settlement Services

P: 705-743-0882
M: 705-761-6827

E: [email protected]
Languages: English, Malay
Pronouns: she/her


Faye was born in in Malaysia and came to Canada in 2007 as an international student. She attained her BA in Psychology and Sociology from Trent University. Shortly after graduating, she started working at the NCC and has seen the organisation through its growth in different roles.

From 2014 to 2015, Faye worked at UNHCR in Malaysia and gained many insights about the complexity of refugees’ journeys from home country, to host country, and to resettlement.

Faye is driven by the goal of helping newcomers to gain independence. She has deep respect for their resilience and encourage in undertaking the journey to settle in Canada.

She loves playing badminton, shopping, watching TV and spending time with friends and family, especially over good food.