Colleen Thompson (she/her)

UBC Assistant Project Coordinator - SHAWNA

Colleen Thompson (she/her) is an Assistant Project Coordinator working with UBC on the SHAWNA Project hosted at the Centre for Gender & Sexual Health Equity. Colleen is passionate about participant-centered, anti-oppressive, trauma-informed research. Previously, she was as an STV (Stopping the Violence) Counsellor providing crisis and trauma counselling for people who have experienced gender-based violence and historic child abuse. She has also collaborated with Simon Fraser University researchers on various community-based research projects and worked as an intake counsellor and centre assistant at the SFU Surrey Community Counselling Centre.