Rosie Simms

Rosie is a Masters student working with Dr. Leila Harris at the Institute for Resources and Environmental Sustainability. Her research will focus on drinking water monitoring and governance in a collaborative project with British Columbia First Nations communities.

Rosie has a BA&Sc (Hons) Environment degree from McGill University, where her interests converged around Canadian freshwater issues and environmental justice. During her time at McGill, Rosie co-organized Uncharted Waters, a student conference on water and youth engagement. Her academic and working ventures have taken her twice to Baffin Island with Students on Ice, as well as to Panama for a 4-month field study semester, where she completed an internship and independent media projects investigating indigenous rights and conflicts around Canadian mining development.

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