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International Women’s Day: Meet one of the amazing women working on Gandeys Circus

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we chatted to our fabulous crew member Omaima Debbach, from Morocco, about her experiences working and studying across the world as part of a circus family and as a young Muslim woman.  
If you think Omaima looks a little familiar… it’s probably because her dad is long-standing Gandey World Class Productions employee Said Debbach, an acrobatics coach who has worked hard behind-the-scenes of Gandeys Circus and the Chinese State Circus, keeping our cast happy on tour for a number of years.  

Q: Hi Omaima, can you tell us a bit about yourself? I’m 21 and am on tour with Gandeys Circus in 2019, working front-of-house.  Although I’m from Morocco, I moved to Canada for the end of high school and to study at Saint Mary’s University Halifax because, as a woman, there were a lot more opportunities there, especially when it came to the education system.  

Q: What were you studying? I was taking an undergrad in psychology with a biology and forensics minor…