Yaqeen Abdulzahra

Research Assistant

Abdulzahra is a full entrance scholarship holder at Simon Fraser University, a recipient of an Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) by The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and Dr. Josephine Anthony Award in Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology for students that overcome a personal adversity. Yaqeen attended a United World College in the Netherlands prior to coming to SFU and is now a fourth year undergraduate student majoring in Biomedical Physiology. In addition to being the Centre's research assistant, Yaqeen is also a tutor of indigenous, athlete and refugee students under SFU Academics First program. Yaqeen is interested in graphic novels and travel. She can be reached at yabdulza@sfu.ca.