Al-Amin Ahamed

2024 McCall MacBain Scholar

McGill Faculty of Arts, MPP, Public Policy

University of Toronto (HBSc'20, PharmD'24)

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Al is a Doctor of Pharmacy candidate at the University of Toronto and established a student aid bursary for professional students as the elected vice-president of the University of Toronto Students' Union. They led the Undergraduate Pharmacy Society and served as president of the PharmaPride Club for two years to advance equity, diversity, and inclusion in healthcare. Al co-founded a harm reduction venture, which secured first place at a pharmacy business competition, and also led the intramural dodgeball team. Previously, during their undergraduate studies at Innis College, they volunteered as a social innovation ambassador. Al plans to begin a Master of Public Policy at McGill to promote global health equity.