Ekta obtained her undergraduate degree in Psychology from McGill University. She has years of both field and research experience with children and at-risk youth. She began working as a social work research assistant in 2016 on a project which looked at improving access to healthcare and social services for uninsured migrants in Montreal. In January 2018, Ekta joined the Centre for Research on Children and Families to work on a project with Dr. Delphine Collin-Vézina for the Nicolas Steinmetz and Gilles Julien Chair in Social Paediatrics in Community. Currently, she is working with Dr. Tonino Esposito on issues pertaining to child welfare and neglect.
Contact: ekta.kumar [at] mail.mcgill.ca (email)