Member Profile: Mariah

We have some seriously cool members here at Homestead. Every week, we like to take the time to appreciate one of our awesome members:

Q: What is your name, company, and position? 

A: My name is Mariah Samji, I am the Executive Director of The Infill Development in Edmonton Association (IDEA)

Q: What does your company do? 

A: IDEA is a non-profit association that works to create people-centered communities through education, events and advocacy. Our members are made up of both community members and professional organizations in the infill industry. 

Q: What’s your favourite thing about Homestead?

A: I really like the people who are drawn to Homestead. Everyone in the space is passionate and is incredibly hardworking. We all go through the ups and downs of being risk takers in our industries but through the Homestead community, we can help each other achieve success. 

Q: What’s one thing everyone should know about coworking?

 A: It is incredibly valuable to work next to people who have very different talents than you. 

Q: Tell us a fun, non-work-related fact about you!

A: I love magic and really like that we aren't supposed to know how it all happens. 

Photo by Hayley Wright

Photo by Hayley Wright