Ika Washington

Ika Washington

WSD Event Coordinator

Working to shape new conversations about Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) and guided by her mission – to advocate for health promotion and improvement of health policies in support of patients and their families; Ika joined the SCAGO in 2014 supporting various functions including the marketing, communication, and research programs.

In her role, Ika has raised the bar around Provincial Sickle Cell Awareness Day as she ensures yearly that many Ontario cities and landmarks inclusive of the CN Tower, and the Niagara Falls proclaim June 19 as world SCD and are illuminated on this day.

Sickle Cell Awareness Group of Ontario