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Joelle Refol

Research Assistant

Jocelle (she/her) is a second-generation immigrant Filipino settler who grew up in so-called Burnaby. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the Faculty of Health Sciences at SFU and is passionate about health equity, especially at the intersections of mental health. She completed an Honours Thesis on Filipino experiences of health and wellness in Greater Vancouver, which was one of the first in British Columbia. Outside of academia, Jocelle is an advocate for equitable and inclusive communities, which brought her to join the social connection movement with GenWell.  

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