Community Collabs and Features
“There Is No Power For Change Greater Than A Community Discovering What It Cares About”
– Margaret J Wheatley
"Mental Health in an Unequal World" - UPSA Podcast
This podcast is organized by York University's Undergraduate Psychology Student's Association (UPSA), in partnership with EWIH and GHSA (Global Health Student Association, York University).
Featuring EWIH's Content Manager, Fiona Harris, and President, Tatiana Espinosa-Merlano, and this podcast discusses the factors behind good mental health, how various marginalized groups face a disproportionate level of mental health issues, and how to maintain your mental health in the midst of the Pandemic.
Sustainable Vision's Youth Leadership Panel
This event, featuring EWIH's President Tatiana Espinosa-Merlano, invites panelists who are leaders or advocates in their communities to share their experience in taking the initiative to start organizations/ lead projects that encourage youth leadership.
Sustainable Vision is a youth-led organization based in Toronto that aims to increase awareness about Sustainable Development Goals and provide a platform for youth to get involved.
TED x YorkU 2021 Think Big Event
"Tatiana Espinosa-Merlano is a recent Kinesiology and Health Science graduate at York University. A passionate social activist, she believes in the power of the community in tackling systemic barriers, and hopes to inspire fellow aspiring health professionals to take interest in creating a more representative environment in healthcare. Come hear her talk about how gender disparity is still rampant in Canadian health leadership, the effects it has on the broader population, and join the call to action as she explains how YOU can challenge yourself to foster change in your life and community"
International Women's Day Panel, 2021
Global Peer, led by Zahra Davoodi, Student Coordinator in International Student Engagement at York International, participated in the development and implementation of EWIH's International Women's Day Panel, helping in the promotion as well as in the logistics associated with the event.
The Global Peer Program is designed to help new international students during their transition to life at York University and in Toronto by connecting them with upper-year students called Peer Mentors. Their peer mentoring program provides opportunities to gain leadership skills and grow student's network.