Meet the Think Tank.

Our Researchers are from backgrounds ranging from Econometrics to Materials Engineering to Education. 

Together they make the Simbi Foundation Think Tank.

 

William Lau

Technology Researcher

Electrical Engineering student, BCIT.

Kelly Pickerell

Gender Researcher

Master of International Development Studies, UBC

Rebecca Greene

Gender Researcher

Master of Global Health student, McMaster University.

Rebecca Baron

Gender Researcher

Undergraduate Global Resource Systems, UBC.  

Paola Goldade

UX/UI Researcher

UX/UI Designer

Estella Lum 

UX/UI Researcher 

UX/UI Designer

 

Gabriela Cervantes

Gender Researcher

MSc. Public Policy & Human Development

Andre Santhumayor

Literacy Researcher

Undergraduate Mathematics student, UBC

Hans Zhang

Solar Power Researcher

Master of Solar Engineering, University of British Columbia.

Emma Thompson

Gender Researcher

Bachelor of Education, University of British Columbia.

Pulkit Aggarwal

Literacy Researcher

Undergraduate International Economics student, UBC.

Nadina Holca

Bike Share Researcher

Disability Case Manager.

Yuki Kinoshita

Impact Researcher

Undergraduate International Economics student, UBC

Uday Goel

Impact Researcher

Undergraduate B.Com in Finance, UBC

Felipe Domingos de Souza

Impact Researcher

Bachelor of History & Economics, UBC

 

Bhaskar Malik

Literacy Researcher

Undergraduate Materials Engineering, UBC.

Akash Satpute 

Bike Share Researcher

Undergraduate International Economics student, UBC

Joshua Park

UX/UI Researcher

Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering student, UBC

Deea Dev

Health Researcher

Undergraduate Behavioural Neuroscience student, UBC

Daniel Frankel

Health Researcher

Family Physician, Penn State University Graduate

Miriam Bellon

UX/UI Researcher

Creative Art Director & Full Stack Designer

Raghav Rmadya

Local Impact Researcher

Economics & Urban Planning Graduate, UBC

Louise Cheng 

Economics Researcher

Undergraduate International Economics student, UBC

Aaron Friedland

Literacy Researcher

Econometrics PhD Candidate, University of British Columbia

Eli Wyatt

Director of Research & Development

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Meet our Advisory Board.

 

Dr. Samson Nashon

David F. Robitaille Professor of Mathematics and Science Education, Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia.

Dr. Wade Davis

National Geographic Explorer and Faculty of Anthropology Professor, University of British Columbia.

Dr. Sara Parks

Lecturer and Director of McGill Office of Religious and Spiritual Life.

Ally Sekora

Graduate Student, Faculty of Food and Resource Economics, University of British Columbia.

Dr. Rick Barichello

Professor of Food and Resource Economics, University of British Columbia.

Yvonne Dixon

B.A. Economics, University of British Columbia.

Dr. Abera B. Demeke

Professor of Economics and Commerce, University Canada West.

Aviva Rapaport

Nutritional Researchers with USAID
MSc. Human Nutrition at UBC.

Dr. Michael Johnson

Senior lecturer and Academic Director at Simon Fraser University.

Dr. Chris Bennet

Faculty Associate of Centre for South East Asia Research and Adjunct Professor of Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia.

Get involved.

Join our Research Community.

Are you interested in joining our global Think Tank and conducting research that will enhance your academic experience, inform Simbi Foundation operations, and contribute to positive impact?

Apply to the Think Tank! 

Are you interested in acquiring on the ground, practical research skills and working in collaboration with Simbi Foundation staff and partner communities to make positive impact? Join a Research Expedition!

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