Kaylia Little (she/her) is a PhD Candidate in Sustainability Management, her background is in international development and Indigenous studies. After completing her Master of Development Practice in the Faculty of Environment in 2016, she returned to the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development to pursue her doctoral studies. Her current research looks at the introduction of diesel energy to Iqaluit, Nunavut. Outside of her academics, Kaylia has worked as an independent researcher and as a policy analyst in both provincial and territorial policy spaces.
At the Graduate Student Association Kaylia works as the Advising Coordinator. In this role she holds confidential advising sessions for graduate students as they navigate their lives on campus. She is very excited to enter this new role in 2023 and work with the GSA to improve campus life for graduate students. Kaylia’s passion is in advocacy and reducing inequity across all aspects of life. Whether it’s through improved mental health supports for graduate student or updating outdated policies she knows that positive change requires hard work and action at all levels.
Outside of campus life, Kaylia enjoys training, travelling, hiking, and competing with her Pembroke Welsh Corgi, Archie. She’s always had a love for animals, but Archie has opened the door to her passion project of all things dog.