Capacity BUILDING

To build a better and brighter future, it is necessary to invest in efforts that promote equitable access to innovative training and skill development. Only by achieving this, can we create a more inclusive and equitable society that enables everyone to reach their full potential.

Our Care Manitoba Priorities Panel - Facilitator 

Facilitated discussions among Manitoba community members, and developed 37 consensus recommendations towards more equitable and accessible primary care, reflecting the needs and interests of the broader public.

Undergraduate Training Program - Founder

    Founded a mentorship & training program to introduce undergraduate students to different fields of health science 

Undergraduate Pitch Competition - Founder

A competition to help undergraduate students foster their individual creativity in research. More than just a competition, this was an opportunity for students to explore the innovative aspects of research, which is mainly a reiterative process of acquiring and integrating knowledge into new perspectives. 

Health Studies, HEAL 4640  - Teaching Assistant 

   An undergraduate program for Health Science students that combines the study of disease mechanisms with modern experimental work, including cell culture, molecular and systems biology, proteomics, microscopy, and other related techniques. 


ComSciCon CANADA - Programming & Creative Director 

Canada's first national science communication workshop for for graduate students. This professional development initiative equips future STEM leaders with essential communication skills necessary for disseminated their research to diverse audiences, including peers, cross-disciplinary experts, policymakers, and the general public. The program offers extensive networking opportunities with science communication professionals and facilitates collaborations in science outreach among fellow graduate students. Participants engage in hands-on learning, crafting original writing pieces, and benefit from constructive feedback from workshop attendees and experts, including journalists, authors, public policy advocates, educators, and more.

A Day in the Life of a Microbiologist (Speaker)

    An event offered by the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame to offer secondary school students the opportunity to explore career options in health science and medicine through hands-on activities and lectures. 

Time with Tracy - Radio Interview

A radio discussion with undergraduate students emphasized the vital role of mental health services in universities, as well as the need to normalize self-care as a practice in academia.

 

Online Pre-departure Modules for Ethical Global Engagement

Speaker 

    Contributed to university-wide training on ethical engagement with communities 

Toby talks: Side effects may occur 

We Know Some Stuff |  Radio 93.3 FM CFRU 

Radio interview on a basic introduction to the immune system and mechanisms of HIV risk.