Notisha Massaquoi is currently the Executive Director of Women's Health in Women's Hands Community Health Centre for Black women and Women of Color. She teaches with the Faculties of Social Work at Ryerson University and Dalhousie University. Her Research and Publications focus on access to health care for Women of Color as well as the impact of HIV/AIDS on African and Caribbean Women. She serves on several research councils including the Toronto Central LIHN Research and Education Council and the Research Committee of the Association of Ontario Health Care Centres. Her latest book is a co-edited Anthology entitled Theorizing Empowerment: Canadian Perspectives on Black Feminist Thought.