Toby Le (he/him) is a Vietnamese Canadian and was born in Toronto, Canada. Toby was first introduced to global health during his undergraduate studies, where he worked with community leaders in Tanzania and Kenya to engage marginalized communities about the applications of fermented/probiotic foods. Since then, Toby has continued to be involved in global health and firmly believes in using research as a tool to collaborate with global communities to address real-life issues. Furthermore, Toby is currently a PhD student in Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases at the University of Manitoba, where he works under the supervision of Dr. Keith Fowke to explore HIV/Immunology. In addition, Toby is also a member of the National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCCID), where he has led a number of projects informing public health programs about emerging infectious diseases. Outside of research, Toby is passionate about building training capacity for aspiring scientists and making science more accessible to youth from marginalized communities.