Nazeefah Laher holds a Masters of Public Health from the University of Toronto’s Dalla Lana School of Health. She specialized in health promotion and global health. Nazeefah’s academic and research focus has been on health inequities and the social determinants of health, with an emphasis on paediatric health, racial inequities, and public policy. She has held positions at the Centre for Research on Inner City Health at St. Michael’s Hospital, the Model School’s Clinic at St. Michael’s Hospital, and the PERCC (Policy and Economics Research in Childhood Cancer) at Sick Kids Hospital. She has gained experience in community engagement, research practices, and using evidence-based research to inform policy development and engage in advocacy. As a Wellesley Junior Fellow, Nazeefah is excited to work towards advancing population health and reducing health inequities in the City of Toronto.