Position: One Health Event & Training Specialist, One Health at UCalgary, and AMR – One Health Consortium
Golsa Kafili received her Master of Arts in ‘Women and Gender Studies’ from St. Mary’s University in Halifax in 2013. After her graduation, she moved to Saskatchewan and started working in a non-for profit organization as a Program Coordinator with a wide range of community members such as immigrants, refugees, indigenous people, academic leaders and administrators, business owners, and many more in Saskatoon. Four years of cross-cultural experience made her familiar with the importance of stakeholder engagement and strategic partnerships in the development of our community. As such, she chose to follow her path in delivering quality services to the Saskatoon community via the Edwards Executive Education, University of Saskatchewan, and coordinating professional development trainings in different fields of Leadership, Communications, Management, and Women’s Initiatives.
In 2019, Golsa joined the UofC Office of Advancement team as the Development Coordinator with the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. In Aug 2019, she joined the AMR - One Health Consortium as a part-time Event Coordinator, and in April 2020, she officially started her role as the Event and Trainee Coordinator for the One Health at UCalgary, and AMR - One Health Consortium. In this role, Golsa is responsible for planning and implementation of different events and workshops for the AMR trainees and investigators, while also communicating with stakeholders wherever is needed.
Golsa is passionate about interculturalism, and advocates for diversity, inclusion, and empowering women leaders. In her free time, Golsa is a reader. She is an active member of a book-club where they read literature and learn about different cultures. She also likes meeting new people, trying different kinds of food, and traveling wherever is possible.