Our Team

 

UBC Vancouver
Interim Associate Vice-President, Equity & Inclusion

Dr. Moss supports institution-wide efforts to create a supportive environment for working, learning and living where respect, diversity, opportunity and inclusion are valued. These values are central to social sustainability for all members of the university community.

Director, Institutional Initiatives

Elsie provides strategic planning, monitoring, and evaluation support for EIO initiatives to enhance utility and accessibility, build capacity, and facilitate collective learning.

UBC Vancouver
Interim Director, Equity, Partnerships, and Engagement

Maï has 13 years of experience as a faculty member in conservation at a small teaching-focused university. Within various leadership roles (eg. Head of Social Sciences) she chaired the first diversity and equity committee, helped develop faculty hiring policies, revised faculty review processes, developed admissions procedures, hired and mentored faculty and taught over 50 student-centered and engaging classes. Her degrees are in Zoology (Oxford) and Geography (UVic) and her post-doc was at UBC in the Institute for Oceans and Fisheries.

Director, Human Rights (On Leave)

Working in partnership with a number of colleagues across the institution, Roshni provides information, support, referrals and resources to members of the UBC community who believe they may have a human-rights based discrimination or harassment concern.

Communications Manager

Marko is responsible for developing and implementing communication strategies that engage the campus community in activities of the Equity & Inclusion Office, and help advance and demonstrate UBC’s commitment to excellence, diversity, and inclusion.

UBC Vancouver
Administration Manager

In the Administration Manager role, Theresa is responsible for providing confidential executive administrative and operation support to the Associate Vice-President (AVP), and works closely with senior members of the Equity & Inclusion Office (EIO).

UBC Vancouver
Manager, Institutional Planning and Evaluation

Charlene works in areas of needs assessments, strategic planning, program and policy development, and monitoring and evaluation efforts in support of evidence-based decision-making.

Project Manager (On Leave)

Maureen provides project management support to Student Diversity Initiative, ensuring projects are advanced on schedule and within project scope.

UBC Vancouver
Anti-Racism Human Rights Advisor

Olúwáṣeun provides impartial human rights advice and support to all members of the UBC community, particularly on issues of race-based discrimination and incidental matters.

UBC Vancouver
Human Right Advisor

Jay responds to human rights concerns raised by members of the UBC community.

Planning & Evaluation Strategist

Lucy provides strategic support with primary responsibility for the research, development, implementation and analysis of diversity related to the student experience within the Faculty of Arts.

Equity Education Strategist

Jenica Frisque is passionate about fostering inclusion at UBC Okanagan through the delivery and facilitation of programs, and conversations that raise awareness of and embed the values of equity, diversity, intercultural understanding and mutual respect in the fabric of the campus and the wider community.

Engagement Strategist

Louise supports and coordinates University-wide engagement efforts related to the updating of UBC’s Employment Equity Plan, the development of the Canada Research Chair Program Equity & Diversity Action Plan, and relevant areas of the EIO and UBC strategic plan.

UBC Vancouver
Events and Communications Coordinator

Vanessa supports the development, execution, and promotion of events and campaigns of the Equity & Inclusion Office.

UBC Vancouver
IAP Coordinator

Okong’o works to support the implementation of the Inclusion Action Plan (IAP) at the institutional level.

UBC Vancouver
Communications Coordinator (Interim)

Miyuki works to support the development and execution of communication initiatives of the Equity & Inclusion Office (EIO) to support student, staff and faculty diversity towards a more inclusive UBC.

UBC Vancouver
Gender Equity Specialist

Kaitlyn supports system change initiatives related to gender diversity and supports with conflict engagement processes.

Partnership Strategist

Greg provides support for the planning and implementation of planning and evaluation projects for the EIO, including analysis to inform strategic direction, programming, and policy decisions.

Strategist

Maryam supports equity and inclusion organizational change strategies to create systemic change for faculty and staff.

UBC Vancouver
JEDII STEM Communications and Project Assistant

Marisa is a summer Work Learn student in her fourth-year of a Bachelor of Science degree. She is studying Statistics, Life Sciences, and Earth and Ocean Sciences.

Equity Education Strategist

Rachael E. Sullivan delivers educational programming in the areas of gender and sexual diversity, student leadership and Active Bystander interventions.

UBC Okanagan
Equity Education Strategist

Madison aims to foster an equitable and inclusive community at UBC Okanagan through the delivery of programs and initiatives that focus on mutual respect, diversity, and intercultural understanding.

UBC Vancouver
Institutional Initiatives Strategist

Dr. Traoré works with Executive Portfolios and Faculties to ensure that the Inclusion Action Plan and other equity, diversity, inclusion, and anti-racism institutional plans are implemented.

Educational Strategist (On Leave)

Hélène supports system change initiatives related to gender diversity and, in partnership with CTLT, helps promote equity, diversity and inclusion in teaching and learning spaces.

UBC Vancouver
Conflict Engagement Specialist (On Leave)

Ashley’s work supports individuals and communities to act upon and within imperfect systems and circumstances towards just sustainable outcomes.

UBC Vancouver
Equity Education Strategist (On Leave)

Tasha works with the facilitation team to offer workshops, training, and resources around social justice, and creating welcoming and inclusive spaces on campus.

UBC Vancouver
Partnerships Strategist (On Leave)

Ajay supports JEDI (Justice, Equity, Decolonization / Diversity, and Inclusion / Indigeneity) work on campus and in our communities.

UBC Vancouver
Communications Coordinator (On Leave)

Délani supports communication across the Equity & Inclusion Office and assists in planning and implementing communication plans.

UBC Okanagan
Human Rights Advisor (On Leave)

Based at UBCO, Libby provides impartial human rights advice and information to all members of the UBC community.