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Helen Yip

Helen is the Outreach Coordinator at WISEST (Women in Scholarship, Engineering, Science and Technology) at the University of Alberta where her focus is to increase equity, diversity and inclusion in the science, engineering and technology fields. She is a second generation Canadian, born and raised on Treaty 6 territory, amiskwacîwâskahikan | ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ, also known as Edmonton, Alberta. She is a biologist by training, having earned her Masters of Biology with a focus on marine biology from the California State University, Los Angeles. Helen previously interned at A Rocha Canada as a conservation science intern and lived in community with others at the Brooksdale campus. She strives to weave narratives of social and environmental justice into her life work.