Our Team

Discover the diversity of expertise and experience in the Equity & Inclusion Office and find who best to connect with.

Associate Vice-President, Equity and Inclusion

Arig al ShaibahPh.D.

Dr. Arig al Shaibah has broad and deep experiences advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) in community and in higher education, where she has worked to action commitments to addressing systemic inequities, promoting intercultural dialogue, and fostering accessible, inclusive, and dignified learning and working spaces where campus community members can thrive.
Campus: UBC Vancouver
Email: avp.eio@equity.ubc.ca
  • Human Rights 

    The Human Rights advising team works collaboratively to uphold and promote the human rights and responsibilities of all UBC community members.

    Meet the Human Rights team

  • Strategic Partnerships & Capacity Building (SPCB)

    The Strategic Partnerships & Capacity Building team within the Equity & Inclusion Office is central to cross-campus individual and organizational capacity-building efforts which serve to activate and sustain transformative systems and culture change needed to advance academic and administrative unit-level equity, anti-racism and decolonization goals and priorities.

    Meet the SPCB team

  • Institutional Initiatives Planning & Evaluation 

    The Planning & Evaluation team supports efforts to mobilize actions and commitments across UBC’s EDI and anti-racism related strategic plans, as articulated in UBC’s Strategic Equity and Anti-Racism Framework and Roadmap to Change (including, for example, but not limited to UBC’s Inclusion Action Plan, Employment Equity Plan and Canada Research Chairs (CRC) EDI Action Plan). 

    Meet the IIPE team

  • Operations: Administration and Communications

    The Operations team is comprised of Administration and Communications teams that work in collaboration with other EIO teams to ensure the smooth delivery of programs and services designed to advance inclusion across the university.

    Meet the Operations team

  • Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Anti-racism @ UBCO

    The Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Anti-racism (IDEA) team at UBCO provides faculty and staff with strategic advice and resources to support and grow a respectful culture of inclusion, equity and diversity.

    Meet the IDEA team