Assistant Project Coordinator - Outreach, Trans Health Research Project
Kira Yee brings a wealth of talents, community connections, and personal experience to her role as the Assistant Project Coordinator for the Trans Health Research Project. Throughout her personal and professional life, Kira has built her expertise in people-centric, anti-oppressive community engagement. Kira has participated in many projects, but a few highlights are her work with the Sexual & Gender Diversity Health Equity Collaborative supporting their community outreach and engagement work, her contributions to the City of Vancouver’s Trans & Gender Variant Inclusion as a steering committee member, her experience as a board member for Peernet BC, and her long-time volunteer work with Yarrow Intergenerational Society for Justice helping to plan quarterly events for low income immigrant seniors in Chinatown and the Downtown Eastside. As recognition of her excellence in community work, Kira was a recent recipient of the “Healthy City for All” award from the City of Vancouver. Outside work Kira likes to stay busy, playing beach volleyball on Spanish Banks and more.