Aimee Gomez

Core Member

Aimee, born Alma Mae, is daughter of Lutgarda Baranda from MacArthur, Leyte and Daniel Gomez, from Tagbilaran, Bohol who worked in the healthcare and education fields, respectively. Aimee was also raised by stepfather, Peter Koutsaris, who was born in Sparta, Greece and has worked as a restaurant owner for many years. Aimee is surrounded by sister and stepsiblings, Tiffany, and Katherine and Philip, and auntie to Mikaila and Nathaniel. Aimee is partners with Jeffrey and stepmother to Mahkayla. 

 

Aimee was born in Tkaronto where she currently resides and is a social worker with the Toronto District School Board. She is also a member of Kapwa Collective (kapwacollective.tumblr.com) which is a group of Filipinx-Canadian healers, artists, community workers, and critical thinkers who work towards bridging narratives between the Indigenous and the Diasporic, and the Filipinx and Canadian.