Research Assistant, EDID
Kimberly Boissiere is a Research Assistant, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Decolonization (EDID) at the Federation.
Kimberly is a Wilfrid Laurier University graduate who majored in Law and Society and minored in Criminology and Human Rights. Kimberly is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Immigration and Settlement Studies at Toronto Metropolitan University.
As a second-generation immigrant whose parents immigrated to Canada from Trinidad and Tobago in the late 1980s, Kimberly has personally witnessed the difficulties facing immigrants while settling and integrating within Canada. Kimberly has done in-depth research on topics such as decolonization, reconciliation, anti-Black racism, and racialization, including a past research project on Toronto Metropolitan University’s Indigenous City Field Trip. Currently, Kimberly is working on a research study that presents and analyzes the experiences of Black first-generation immigrant youth integrating into the Ontario education system.
Contact Kimberly about:
The Federation’s work on EDID