Tamil Kendall is the Director of the Partnership for Women’s Health Research Canada, a national collaboration between the Women’s Health Research Institute (BC), the Women’s and Children’s Health Research Institute (Alberta) and the Women’s College Research Institute at Women’s College Hospital in Toronto. She also works as a researcher and consultant with international organizations, the United Nations and global and local civil society networks to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights, prevent and respond to gender-based violence and promote gender equality. She is an adjunct professor at the School of Population and Public Health at the University of British Columbia.
Tamil hold’s a Master’s degree in Communication from Simon Fraser University and a doctoral degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (Anthropology and Health Sciences) from the University of British Columbia. She completed her post-doctoral research fellowship (2013-2015) with the Women and Health Initiative at the Harvard School of Public Health where she was also a Takemi Fellow in International Health.