Kamy graduated from St. Francis Xavier University with a bachelor’s degree in Arts and Sciences in Health where she majored in Biomedicine and minored in Social Equity. During her time at StFX, Kamy was a research assistant for the health department, where she conducted race-related qualitative research. Her research focused on how racial data is collected by public health agencies in Canada, and how this data influences healthcare policies. She was also a member of the Student’s Union, as the Student’s of African Descent Representative, where she developed a passion for advocacy.

During her time at StFX, Kamy volunteered with two organizations, the St. Martha’s endowment foundation where she did health promotion work, and Crossroad International, on a female empowerment and leadership project. This project is an ongoing partnership based in Togo, West Africa, entitled “Non à la Violence Basé sur le Genre”. Kamy’s role in the project was to sensitize youth to gender-based violence and empower young girls in rural communities by promoting leadership in leadership seminars.

Following her interest in health equity and wanting to understand this issue in a greater global context, the research focus of Kamy’s master’s degree at University College London in Global Health and Development is on the digitalization of sexual and reproductive health education for youth in Sub-Saharan Africa.

She looks forward to working with the team at HPV Global action and contributing to the organization’s mission.