Season 2

We're back with Season 2 of Women's Health Interrupted! We have 11 episodes in store for you that will drop every second Wednesday of the month. Tune in to learn about the impact menopause has on the brain, abortion rights, housing and health barriers faced by 2SLGBTQ+ youth and more. This season will be hosted by Chhavi Mehra & Sarah Williscraft—two aspiring journalists who are completing their Masters of Journalism. 

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About the Hosts

Chhavi Mehra (she/her)


Chhavi Mehra is a Podcast Coordinator at the Women's Health Research Cluster and co-host of Season 2 of Women's Health Interrupted. She is a ball of excitement who loves to explore different cultures and learn about people from different walks of life. Her curiosity to learn more about the world as an Indian woman and how her intersecting identities impact those around her led her to pursue her B.A. in Journalism from Seattle University in the U.S. and now her M.A. in Journalism at UBC. Chhavi currently runs her own podcast, “A Cup of Culture,” where she uses her voice and her platform to amplify the stories of women from around the world who are making the world a better place. 

As someone who grew up in a culture that stigmatized health-related issues concerning women, she was really excited to work on this season to learn about different issues that affect her, and women from different cultural communities. She is really looking forward to listeners learning about how sociocultural determinants of health affect women, how far Health Canada policies have come along with regard to women's health, and some of the recent developments that center the voices of women in scientific research.


Chhavi Mehra

Sarah Williscraft (she/they)


Sarah Williscraft is a second-year Master of Journalism student at the University of British Columbia. Prior to starting their master’s degree, Sarah worked as a multimedia journalist at Fort McMurray Today and as a podcast producer for The Pigeon. Sarah spent the past summer writing for CBC Toronto where they worked with the Health, Science and Climate Change units. She wrote stories about climate change and mental health, AI’s role in finding climate change solutions and the economic impacts of invasive species. 

Sarah’s passion for audio storytelling led them to the Women’s Health Interrupted podcast as a Podcast Coordinator. Sarah jumped at the opportunity to work on Season 2  and have the chance to work with leaders in women's health research. She is most looking forward to having listeners learn with her as we dive into topics such as heart health, pregnancy and the brain, and 2SLGBTQ+ housing.

Sarah Williscraft

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