Kharoll-Ann Souffrant is an award-winning social worker and Ph.D. student in Social Work at the University of Ottawa. She is the recipient of the Vanier scholarship, the most prestigious doctoral scholarship in Canada.
Her research interests include sexual violence against women, as well as the experiences of women after reporting or revealing their sexual assault. Her doctoral thesis looks at the #BeenRapedNeverReported and #MeToo movements within the Quebec context.
Kharoll-Ann is also a public speaker on the topic of youth mental health. Since 2015, she has given more than 30 talks to various groups including the Government of Quebec, the Office of the Ombudsman for Mental Health of the Government of Canada, WE Day Montreal and TEDxQuebec 2015 just to name a few.
Young Woman of Distinction | Professional
by the YWCA of Montreal.
Top 100 Black Women to Watch Canada 2019 | Professional
Terry Fox Humanitarian Award | Professional
Terry Fox Humanitarian Award recipients are selected for their dedication to the humanitarian ideals of Terry Fox, their courage in overcoming obstacles, and definite marks of distinction and persistence in the pursuit of excellence in academic, athletic, and civic life.
Vanier Canada Graduate ScholarshipOrganization: Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Date: September 1, 2019
Grant amount: 150 000
The Vanier scholarship is the most prestigious doctoral scholarship in Canada. Considers three equality weighted criteria: academic excellence, research potential, and leadership.
More information: http://www.vanier.gc.ca/en/scholar_search-chercheur_recherche_2019.html