Abinethaa Paramasivam

Abinethaa graduated from Ryerson University with a Bachelors in Biomedical Sciences Co-op and Certificate in Food Security. She is interested in exploring the nutritional status of children fleeing conflict and helping improve the overall health of this population. During her undergrad, Abinethaa conducted research both locally and internationally as a Research Assistant at the University of Toronto and University College London, as well as completed a capstone project with Canada’s largest food rescue organization, Second Harvest. Abinethaa hopes to use her research experiences and passion for food insecurity to raise awareness and foster change within Toronto youth through community-led workshops. When she is not working, you can find Abinethaa training her mischievous dog, going on adventures around Toronto, or watching her favorite YouTubers.