Aimee Tymkin

Aimee is a recent graduate of the University of Winnipeg where she studied Political Science and International Development, with a particular research focus on China-Canada relations, as well as the broader Indo-Pacific. Her research interests include women and migrants in armed conflict, peacebuilding, and disarmament. She has a strong background in non-governmental organizing around women’s rights, namely with the Institute for International Women’s Rights – Manitoba on the International Initiatives Committee. Aimee is also involved with the Canadian Federation of Students – Manitoba, where she serves on the Provincial Executive Committee as Women’s Commissioner. She has worked at Global Affairs Canada in the sub-Saharan Africa branch, Southern and Eastern Africa Bilateral Relations. In March of 2023, Aimee was chosen to serve as a national delegate for Canada at the United Nations 67th Commission on the Status of Women, led by Women and Gender Equality Canada. Aimee is currently studying for a Master’s degree in International Affairs at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University.