GS11 Organizing Committee

Krystle van Hoof

vanHoofKrystle van Hoof is the Assistant Director of the Institute of Gender and Health (IGH). Krystle holds a BA (Hons) in cultural studies from York University and an MA in communication for development from the University of Malmö, Sweden. Her 15 years of professional experience span marketing and branding, non-profit communications, advocacy, policy and knowledge translation. She has previously headed up communications departments for two Canadian associations—work that has been recognized with three national awards. Prior to joining the IGH, Van Hoof was the head of communications at the United Nations World Food Programme’s Country Office in Bamako, Mali. In her current role, Van Hoof works to ensure research findings get into the hands of those who can use them to address pressing health challenges facing women, men, boys, girls and gender-diverse people.