Colleen Dockerty

Research Assistant

Colleen Dockerty is a Research Assistant for the SHAWNA Project, hosted at the Centre of Gender & Sexual Health Equity. She is a Registered Nurse with a Masters in Public Health. She has frontline experience as an emergency room nurse, sexual assault nurse, and HIV outreach nurse. Colleen also has experience in programme management responding to gender-based violence in humanitarian emergencies and conflict, and strengthening sexual and reproductive health programmes in humanitarian emergencies – including Sudan, South Sudan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Papua New Guinea. She is a passionate feminist, dedicated to reducing health inequalities, improving access to health care for excluded people, and promoting trauma-informed, compassionate and quality health care for survivors of gender-based violence.