Gurleen Cheema

Student Research Assistant
Groups: Students


As a second-generation Punjabi-Canadian, Gurleen joined the INSTRCC team to better understand the common structural barriers faced by Asian-Canadians. Inspired by her diverse and multigenerational upbringing in Surrey, Gurleen has a passion for community-based storytelling and has been involved in oral history work with the Punjabi community in BC. She appreciates learning about the social determinants of health in racialized communities, and enjoys drinking coffee, attending yoga classes, and reading a good book!