Aimee Tymkin is a Master’s student in International Affairs at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs. Her research interests include women and migrants in armed conflict, peacebuilding, disarmament, and the empowerment of women in political spaces. She has a strong background in non-governmental organizing around women's rights, namely with the Institute for International Women's Rights - Manitoba on the International Initiatives Committee. Aimee is also involved with the Canadian Federation of Students - Manitoba, where she serves on the Provincial Executive Committee as Women's Commissioner. In March of 2023, Aimee was chosen to serve as a national delegate for Canada at the United Nations 67th Commission on the Status of Women, led by Women and Gender Equality Canada. In November 2023, she will represent Canada as a youth delegate with the Council of Europe at the World Forum for Democracy in Strasbourg.