Christine Añonuevo

PhD Student, Health Sciences

Christine Añonuevo (she/her) is a settler of colour from the Okanagan Valley, who has lived for the past sixteen years on Haida Gwaii, Ts’msyen, Witsuwit’en, and Gitxsan territories. She is a PhD candidate in the Department of Health Sciences at UNBC, under the supervision of Dr. Sarah de Leeuw, and a research associate of the Health Arts Research Centre. Using an arts-based approach and research-creation, she will query the health of racialized women/womxn throughout northern BC.

Currently, Christine is the Chair of the Multicultural Advisory Council to the Province of BC, advising on anti-racism and anti-hate issues. She is also a board member of Dance West Network.

She loves haskap-flavoured ice cream, spending time in gardens, learning the medicinal properties of plants, and camping with her young family.