Tasha - Aliya Kara
Tasha-Aliya Kara is an emergency management coordinator for the provincial health authority in British Columbia (PHSA) and a community of practice coordinator for the Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research. She obtained her BA from McGill University in 2017, specializing in International Development and Gender and Sexuality studies. This fall she will begin her MPH at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto.
Kara places community development and gender equity at the core of her work. She has previously interned with Campaign for Female Education, a non-profit based in San Francisco, California, worked with Women of Uganda Network in Kampala, Uganda, as well as volunteered for the Institute of Gender and Health at the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) in Montreal. In her spare time, Tasha enjoys good food, watching reruns of Seinfeld, and playing the piano.