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Jennifer Shields

Rainbow People Health & Wellbeing Advisor

Jennifer Shields (she/her) is Interim Director at Qtopia and Rainbow People Health & Wellbeing Advisor at Pegasus Health. She's been working in trans community advocacy for the last 10 years, with a special focus on healthcare and gender-affirming care.

As part of the Waitaha Transgender Health Working Group, she's been involved in the development of new pathways and services in Waitaha Canterbury, and, more recently, is a co-author in the new national Primary Care Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy Initiation Guidelines.