Krystle Skeete is a Ph.D. candidate at York University School of Social Work. She currently holds a double major bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Law & Society, Bachelors and Master of Education degree specializing in the field of Human Rights, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice, and is an Ontario Certified Teacher. As a change agent, Krystle has dedicated her professional and academic pursuits to critically examining the impact of systemic oppression on marginalized individuals and communities, with a particular focus on promoting equity and well-being among youth populations.Krystle Skeete possesses a strong foundation in understanding the complex dynamics of marginalized communities and fostering inclusive environments.
Throughout her academic journey, Krystle has made notable contributions to the field of social work and education. She has co-authored several book chapters, showcasing her expertise and commitment to addressing pressing social issues. Furthermore, Krystle has been invited to contribute a chapter to the upcoming Municipal Innovation Book, highlighting her expertise in advocating for innovative solutions to societal challenges at the local level. In addition to her academic accomplishments, Krystle actively engages in community-based research and collaborations. She has partnered with local organizations and grassroots initiatives to bridge the gap between research and practice, aiming to enhance the impact of her work on the ground.
As a passionate scholar and emerging expert in the field, Krystle seeks to inspire positive change by advocating for equitable policies, empowering marginalized communities, and promoting social justice through her research, teaching, and community engagement endeavors. Her multidisciplinary background, coupled with her dedication to diversity and inclusion, positions her as an asset in addressing the complex social issues of our time.