Communications Manager, McMaster Institute for Research on Aging (MIRA)
Kara Aaserud is a communications professional with more than 15 years’ experience in public relations and magazine/online publishing. Her written work has appeared in Canadian Business, PROFIT and Today’s Parent, as well as numerous university, trade and online publications on topics such as optimal aging, exercise and nutrition, business strategy, technology and finance. As communications manager at the McMaster Institute for Research on Aging (MIRA), Kara is responsible for overseeing its communications strategy, enhancing awareness of the Institute and leveraging McMaster’s research in aging. She holds degrees in English from the University of Alberta and Journalism from Toronto’s Ryerson University.