My name is Kate Kaminska
I am a Scientist
When I was 10 I wanted to be a Veterinarian – I always loved animals!
I am proud of Making a smooth transition from researching nanomaterials in an applied physics lab to employing scientific methods for evidence-based policy research and development in the public safety and security domain.
I work as a Scientific Advisor in Defence Research
The biggest obstacle I have faced is Becoming a Canadian! I came to Canada as a foreign student in 1996, and having grown up in Eastern Europe and the Middle East, I experienced some culture shock.
My advice to women is Go for it and be confident in your abilities! Women can excel in this field just as well as men can.
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