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University of British Columbia
Rebecca Baron is a third-year undergraduate student studying Global Health & Nutrition at the University of British Columbia. Her passion to advance girls' education took her to the Bidi Bidi refugee settlement in Uganda, where she worked to improve reproductive health education with the Simbi Foundation. Rebecca's advocacy work has also led her to give a TEDx talk titled Conquering the Gender Gap in STEM and her passion for scientific research has led her to win the 2015 national science fair.
Rebecca is a podcast co-host and co-developer for the Women's Health Research Cluster's newest knowledge translation initiative, "Health Interrupted" alongside Sidney Hryciuk, striving to catalyze improved access to womxn’s health information and equitable research via compelling storytelling and knowledge translation exchange.