YHAC MEMBERS

AMINAH KHOKHAR

St. Edmund Campion High School

University of Guelph-Humber

I'm an active entrepreneur of a small baking business I created called Khokholicious. My aim is to be a powerful and successful business woman that is willing to be open to new opportunities and push through any challenges that come my way. I've been with SAADAP since the beginning and hope to continue working with the team to further develop my philanthropic skills.

EIMAN ALAM

Castlebrooke Secondary School

I’ve been apart of the YHAC programs for almost 3 years! I initially joined to council to understand and spread more awareness of the issue of diabetes in the South Asian community with respect to the social determinant factors. I’m really excited to join the better women council and i’m grateful for the opportunity!

ANJALI BHURJI

Humberview Secondary School

I am an 18 year old from Brampton.
I am a third generation Indian so I was raised with a mix of Canadian and
Indian culture. I graduated high school
in June and currently am doing a gap year to work before I apply to universities. I have interests in humanities and social sciences such
as politics, history, literature, and
more recently public health.

SANYA SHARMA

Harold M. Brathwaite Secondary School

I am in grade 11 and have been a part of YHAC for the last one year and have been  working on a few ongoing projects which I am very excited for. I am very compassionate about giving back to the community and the South Asian Health Research Hub gives me the perfect opportunity to do help in the process of making a drastic change in the lives of my community members.

NABIHA MALIK

Mississauga Secondary School

I am currently a grade 12 high school and I hope to attend university for a program leading to a career in medicine. I have a passion for helping others and making a difference within communities. I have enjoyed been a part of many research projects with SAADAP. Over the past few years working with the SAADAP team has expanded my knowledge and perceptions greatly and I am grateful for the experience.

RHEA GUPTA

Turner Fenton Secondary School

I am 17 years old and I am a student in Grade 12 at Turner Fenton Secondary School. I am looking forward to take part of this amazing opportunity in the South Asian Health Research Hub and the BETTER women program to actively participate in helping to ensure every women receives the support they deserve.

ANGELIE SENANAN

Louise Arbour Secondary School

McMaster University

I’m a freshman at McMaster University pursuing a B.Sc in Neuroscience. My hobbies include playing the guitar and learning new languages. So far, I am proficient in over four languages, and I don’t plan on stopping there! I hope to broaden my understanding of the social determinants of health, especially within the south Asian community. I hope I can learn more, and make a positive change in my community. 

JASLEEN WASSAN

Harold M. Brathwaite Secondary School

I am 16 years old and am a part of the international baccalaureate program. Over the last couple of years participating in SAADAP and YHAC has furthered my knowledge on a number of topics concerning diabetes. I now crave a deeper and greater understanding of not only diabetes but many other diseases people struggle with. My goal in life is to help those who may need it and to give back to the wonderful community and world we live in! 

MANAL MALIK

McMaster University

I’m a 19 year old undergraduate student  studying Life Sciences. I hope to go to medical school one day. I am passionate about medicine and trying to make our community better. Throughout this incredible research journey I've had the opportunity to change my perspective and grow with the SAADAP team to have a better understanding of the real life struggles in the South Asian community. I am grateful for this experience and everything that it taught me.

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