Inspired by her esteemed uncle, Chris Hadfield, Kelly Hadfield grew up knowing that a person has no limits to what he or she can accomplish.
In 2007, she co-founded her first non-profit organization called Prom Blitz, which enabled marginalized graduating high school girls to attend their prom with their peers.
At the University of Guelph, Kelly gained experience in an array of health improvement fields, including physiotherapy, peer counseling, global health, and research. In 2010, while completing her undergraduate degree, she founded Ghana Medical Help (GMH), an international charity aimed to alleviate suffering and improve health outcomes in rural Ghana.
Today, while attending medical school in Ireland, Kelly is working on maximizing GMH’s impact on improving the health status of rural West African communities.