Exhibits in the Library: Bharati Sethi

Sep 22, 2014 to Oct 31, 2014

The Library is pleased to present, in collaboration with the Graduate Students' Association, "Do you see what I see?" by Bharati Sethi.

Location: main floor, Waterloo campus Library

Research statement

Do you see what I see? Is a community-based participatory research project that explored the employment health association for women from Korea, Asia, Africa, Japan, Arab world and Latin America (KAAJAL) in Brantford and Brant-Haldimand-Norfolk counties using PhotoVoice. For more information about PhotoVoice, visit photovoice.org.

Researcher biography

Bharati Sethi is currently a PhD candidate at Wilfrid Laurier University, Faculty of Social Work. She is specializing in community, planning, policy, and organization. Her research has earned her several prestigious awards, including the Ontario Women’s Health Scholarship (PhD - 2012 and 2013), Tutor-Primary Health Care Fellowship (PhD), the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (PhD), the Inaugural Hilary M. Weston Scholarship (MSW) and the Social Sciences Humanities and Research Scholarship (MSW). Bharati’s master’s thesis earned her a gold medal and Governor General Award nomination. In 2013, her community advocacy efforts and research earned her the ‘Citizens Award’ by the Member of Provincial Parliament and in 2012 was nominated as one of the ‘top 25’ immigrants to Canada.