Eneria Mucaj is a candidate of the Master of Arts in Global Governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs (BSIA), specializing in the global environment. Her MRP is focused on exploring the global opportunities and challenges associated with usage of small modular reactor technologies in achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
While at BSIA, Eneria was a MAGG student representative on the BSIA Council where she advocated on behalf of her fellow students. She also had the pleasure of serving on the Global Climate Action Committee.
A recent graduate of the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law, Eneria earned her Juris Doctor and was called to the Bar of Ontario in November 2022.
While at law school, Eneria spent her summer and articled at the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA). At CELA, Eneria critically engaged in the examination of complex environmental law and governance questions. A highlight of her experience was researching and drafting a submission for the House of Commons Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development Freshwater Study. Eneria was a guest lecturer at McMaster University, where she presented on Canadian environmental law toolkits. In addition, Eneria was engaged with Pro Bono Students Canada where she worked on a project supporting injured workers in Northern Ontario.
Eneria is also a graduate of the University of Waterloo, where she earned her Honours Bachelor of Arts and Business with distinction. During her undergraduate journey, Eneria gained extensive professional experience working with a Crown corporation, an Ontario government department and in the education sector.
Eneria was also the team lead of a student consultancy initiative conducting extensive research on traditional and small modular nuclear reactors. She researched both barriers to development and eventual uptake and international government policies regarding small modular reactors.
Outside of her education journey, Eneria worked as a Gender Equality and Entrepreneurship online fellow supporting organizations in Tanzania and was a youth climate leader where she designed and implemented community-based climate action initiatives.