Are you interested in participating in a study to better understand the challenges young adult women from refugee backgrounds face in trying to pursue their educational and career goals in BC?
Study title: Young Adult Women from Refugee Backgrounds and the Role that Systemic Barriers in the Canadian Education System play in the pursuit of their Educational and Career Goals.
Study purpose: Young adult women from refugee backgrounds who have accessed, or who are trying to access post-secondary education may encounter various challenges in doing so, including institutionalized discrimination and/or financial constraints. They may be further challenged in having to balance their familial responsibilities with the need to support themselves and their families. This study aims to better understand what the educational and career aspirations of these young women are and what obstacles they face in pursuing them.
Interested participants must be…
1. Young woman between the ages of 19-30 years old
2. Have a working level of conversational English
How long it takes
If you fit the criteria above and are interested in participating, you will be asked to participate in a 60-minute one-on-one virtual interview AND a 60-minute virtual focus group. You can choose to participate in one or both, it’s up to you. During the interview and the focus group, you will be asked about your experiences in the education system here in Canada. Everything you say will remain confidential and anonymous.
You will be paid $50 to participate in the 60-minute interview.
You will be paid another $50 to participate in the 60-minute focus group.
*You do not have to participate in both the interview and the focus group. If you choose to do both, you will receive $100.
For more information contact: Sonja van der Putten at [email protected]