Chandra Kavanagh

Chandra Kavanagh is the Ethics Officer for the Newfoundland and Labrador Health Research Ethics Authority. She is also a PhD candidate in the philosophy department at McMaster University, where she studies biomedical ethics and feminist philosophy. Chandra’s presentations on political and ethical issues have received high acclaim across Canada, the United States, Europe and Australia and she has been widely published in both academic and popular media. An award-winning feminist and labour activist, Chandra received the 2016 Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario “Sisters in Solidarity” award for her work on gender issues in her role as president of CUPE Local 3906. Chandra has served as the Feminist-in-Residence for the St. John’s Status of Women Council, and as a digital ethics advisor for McMaster’s Research and High Performance Computing Support group.


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