Iris Akbar
Pronouns: She/He
Team: Support Services
Role: Counsellor
Iris is a transmasculine person who was born and raised in the Lion city of Singapore. There, she is known as ‘rojak’ – a mix-match heritage of Malay-Indonesian, Chinese & Arab. She is certified in Choice Theory Reality therapy and has a BPsychology (Australia), Med of Ed. Psychology (Canada) and School Counselling Dip. (Singapore). Working at OUTSaskatoon with 2SLGBTQ+ folx after spending years in school counselling and being a research psychologist is a dream come true. Iris loves swimming, reading, doing volunteering work, cats and travelling outside of work.