Chandra Kavanagh is the Ethics Officer for the Newfoundland and Labrador Health Research Ethics Authority. She is also a PhD candidate in the field of biomedical ethics and feminist philosophy at McMaster University. Chandra’s presentations on 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 medical ethics 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 served as the Feminist-in-Residence for the St. John’s Status of Women Council in 2017, and was nominated for the YWCA Young Woman of Distinction Award in 2018.