2017 Global Journalism Fellow
Rebecca Fortin, Hon BSc., University of Waterloo; MHSc., University of Toronto. Rebecca is a Public Health professional who specializes in the discipline of Health Promotion. She has worked with Canadian universities, government, and NGOs at local, provincial, and national levels. Rebecca’s Masters research with the National Film Board of Canada documented experiences of young mothers with homelessness. She worked most recently as a senior-level adviser for Peel Public Health, Ontario’s second largest public-health-unit located west of Toronto. She volunteers as a Board of Directors with International Teams Canada, and is the founding Chair of Health Promotion Canada. Rebecca is also a fine-arts photographer.