Entries by Michael Lavis

Self Advocates

Join self-advocates Jasen, Cindy, Faith, and Aiden, as they discuss their lived experiences relating to disability, sexual health, dating, relationships, education, rights, and much more. These riveting discussions will take place on both days of the event and will leave you with a new perspective on sexuality and disability, as told by community members. Listening […]

Benjamin Bruce

Benjamin Bruce (He/Him) is a Coordinator and Facilitator for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities at Centre for Sexuality in Treaty 7. He is working with Centre for Sexuality on their Sexual and Reproductive Health Fund project, that aims to increase access to sexual and reproductive health information, resources, and care for underserved populations in […]

Vik Aurora

Vik Aurora, Senior VP-Strategic Partnerships, comes with over 29 Years of experience as an Executive Leader with demonstrable experience in setting up and managing centers of business excellence. He is innovative, entrepreneurial, has extensive cross-functional experience, and is a ‘Go-To-Market – Execution Strategist.’ Vik Aurora has led an impressive career as an Executive Leader with […]

Kirby Brigden

Kirby Brigden is the Housing & Health Coordinator at Inclusion Saskatchewan. In 2021, Kirby completed her Master of Arts in Sociology at the University of Saskatchewan. Her academic work has primarily focused on gender-based violence, 2SLGBTQ+ advocacy, and systemic change. Her thesis analyzed sexual violence-specific policies across Canadian universities, sparking her interest in sexual health. […]

Yi Wen Shao

Yi Wen joined SIECCAN in 2022 as a Project Coordinator. Yi Wen completed her graduate studies in public health with a focus on social and behavioural health sciences (health promotion). She oversees SIECCAN’s Enhancing Effective Sexual Health Promotion with Autistic and Disabled Youth project.

Kristyn White

Kristyn White, BSRS, MSc Candidate (she/her) is a researcher, facilitator, and advocate residing on Treaty Four Territory in Regina, Saskatchewan. She works as the Literacy Facilitator at Creative Options Regina/Inclusion Regina, holds a BSRS from the University of Regina, and is pursuing an MSc from the same institution. Kristyn’s research addresses the critical need for […]

Natalya Mason

Natalya Mason BSW, MA, RSW (she/her) is a sexual health educator and social worker who was born and raised in Saskatoon, SK. She is a Black first-generation Canadian, and a settler on Treaty Six Territory. She holds a B.A. in Psychology from the U of S, a BSW from the U of R, and an […]

Alan Santinele Martino

Dr. Alan Martino (he/him) is a faculty member in the Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies program in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary. His main research interests are in critical disability studies, gender and sexualities; feminist and critical disability studies theories; qualitative and community-based research (particularly participatory and inclusive research […]