Queen’s Young Leaders Award Programme Fellowship awarded to IWRP’s Ishita Aggarwal

We are thrilled to announce that IWRP Research Associate Ishita Aggarwal has just been awarded the Queen’s Young Leaders Award Programme Fellowship. We are very proud of her!


Ishita has been with IWRP for 3 years now. She has also been an

Access and Equity Student Blogger at U of T Student Life Blog, Founding Member of Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) National Conference, and On-Air Reporter at VIBE105.5 FM. . Later, in April 2016, Ishita founded MOM’S-THE-WORD (MTW), an NPO that hosts free prenatal workshops for homeless and low-SES pregnant women to fight health illiteracy, maternal poverty, and infant morbidity.