What are your areas of interest in research?
immigrant, migrant, queer newcomer, identity, belonging, career, social welfare.
How many years of research experience do you have outside Canada?
What are you hoping to achieve from this community of peers?
sharing the research interests, connecting with folks who care about immigration issues, and making changes together.
Hsin-Yun Peng (Jaden), PhD Student at the Department of Social Work, York University. She is currently the project coordinator of Butterfly, Asian Migrant Sex Workers Support Network, and the Board of Chinese Canadian National Council Toronto Cahpter (CCNCTO).
She completed an M.A. in Gender Studies from Shih Hsin University and B.S. in Mental Rehabilitation at Fu Jen Catholic University in Taiwan. She was providing vocational services and career planning for disadvantaged people and sexual minorities in nonprofit organizations and the government. She is involved both in Taiwan LGBTQ rights and LGBT newcomer services in Canada. Her current research aims to explore Chinese Lesbian newcomers in Canada, their migration, life strategy, gender performance, identities, and belongings.
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