Nimrat Kaur Obhi (she/her) is from Ottawa, Canada and obtained her HBSc at the University of Ottawa in 2014. She completed her PhD in chemistry at the University of Toronto in 2020, where her research focused on the synthesis and investigation of carbon-based semiconducting polymers with complex architectures for electronic applications. During this time, Nimrat also completed a Chemistry Teaching Fellowship Award to design and implement a green chemistry course module into an upper-year chemistry course at the University of Toronto. She is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion and has worked with local and national teams for over six years on advocacy and policy initiatives. Throughout her PhD she has been the recipient of numerous awards, including being named as an element (Hassium) in the IUPAC Periodic Table of Young Chemists in 2019. Nimrat joined Beyond Benign as a Program Manager in early 2021 and aims to bring her combined passion for science education, EDI advocacy, and sustainability to her work. Outside of work Nimrat is an avid skier, chef, swimmer, and bookbinder.
Dr. Nimrat K. ObhiProgram Manager, Higher Education