Dr. Finlay 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.
Jamie provides administrative support to the Equity & Inclusion Office and the Associate Vice-President, Equity & Inclusion, Dr. Sara-Jane Finlay. Amongst other duties, Jamie can assist with general inquiries to the office, and with scheduling of meetings with the Associate Vice-President.
In partnership with the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology, Hélène helps develop leading pedagogical strategies, educational modules, and learning tools to support student diversity, inclusion, and intercultural understanding, with the goal to enhance the experiences of all students in the classroom.
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.
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.
Maryam’s work supports the strategic development and implementation of initiatives that shape equitable experiences and outcomes of students. She leads the development of the Inclusive Excellence Scholars network, which supports research, teaching, and mentorship for faculty in order to enhance equity and inclusion practices in the classroom and beyond.
Working closely with the Director of Dialogue & Conflict Engagement at EIO, and 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.
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.
In the Executive Assistant 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).
William comes to UBC with 23 years of teaching and administrative experience in ethnic studies, equity, and Inclusive Excellence program building at three public research universities in the western US.
Hanae leads the planning, development, delivery and evaluation of programs to enhance the UBC teaching and learning community’s capacity in creating inclusive and equitable classroom environments across UBC.