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Associated Alumni

Kaitlyn Adair (BN'11)

Young Alumni Achievement Award

Kaitlyn Adair (BN'11) Young Alumni Achievement Award

Kaitlyn Adair graduated from UNB's Faculty of Nursing in 2011 and went on to pursue her passion for harm reduction and social justice. Soon after graduation, Adair began working in North America’s first supervised injection site in downtown Vancouver, B.C. where she provided care to drug users in the city. Adair completed her speciality education in STI certified practice, forensic nursing and the training to become a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner. She also developed an education program for violence in the workplace and later implemented the first street nursing program in Nanaimo, B.C. As a sexual assault nurse examiner, she is also a devoted humanitarian and an advocate for women’s rights, having created a non-profit organization called Acceptance Cooperative that teaches trauma sensitive yoga, by donation with all profits used to make self-care packages for survivors.