Project Coordinator (Igniting Impact): Tapagni Chakraborty

Tapagni Chakraborty is currently the Project Coordinator at the Edmonton Multicultural
Coalition Association. Prior to joining EMCA in 2023, she completed her Master of
Public Health (MPH) from the University of Alberta in 2022. She also worked as a
Research Assistant in the Climate Change Environment Epidemiology Research lab at
the University of Alberta. In Bangladesh, she completed her Bachelor of Medicine and
Surgery (MBBS) from Shahjalal University of Science and Technology. She later worked
as a Medical Officer of Pathology, where she was responsible for the medical
administrative duties, lecturing and conducting examinations of medical students, and
conducting lab procedures. During her tenure, she gained extensive experience in
clinical trials, specimen preservation, preparing reports, and histopathology and
cytopathology examinations.

Tapagni is a firm believer in the capacity of technology to hasten progress in healthcare.
She is determined to create healthy and sustainable communities, not just locally but
globally as well. Her goal is to educate and train leaders and professionals who can
apply transformative knowledge to promote health equity, address the issues that
marginalized members of society face, prevent diseases, and enhance healthcare
access and quality.

Apart from her professional achievements, Tapagni is a classical and Tagore singer,
loves to paint, read books, cook, and play with her 3-year-old son. She enjoys
socializing, meeting new people, and is interested in exploring new places through