Meet Iara! AVP: Government & Stakeholder Relations Brantford

Iara Weisemberg

Current Students’ Union role

AVP: Government & Stakeholder Relations

When were you born?

September 21, 2002

What you’re taking at Laurier + year

Third-year, Law and society with a minor in human rights and criminology

How would your friends describe you?

Funny, loyal, approachable, giving, a die-hard chick-flick fan

What’s one skill you’re currently working on (professional or personal)?


What’s the funniest thing your inner child wants?

To eat candy for dinner

If you could have a superpower, what would it be?

Read minds

What are the top 3 most used apps on your phone?

Snapchat, Instagram, Google

Proudest accomplishment to date (personal or professional?)

Becoming a Laurier Golden Hawk!

Do you have a life motto?

Plan for the worst, hope for the best… you can never be overprepared

Best trip you’ve ever been on or wish to go on?

Mexico and Disney

At which store would you want to max out your credit card/have a shopping spree?

Lululemon, aritzia

What’s your favourite movie?

Notebook, Footloose, Dirty Dancing, Moana

If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?


What would you do if you won the lottery?

Retire and live at the beach with 4 dogs

What song would you say best sums you up?

Forever Young, Easy to love

How would you describe an ideal weekend?

Sitting on the couch binging Grey’s Anatomy with my friends

What motivates you to work hard?

My future, my family, and my dog

What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given?

You will never satisfy every single person so do what makes you happy and create the life you dreamed of

Come talk to me about

Dance, culture, and food!!!!