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Q&A: Insights on Community, Activism and Changemaking

Q&A: Insights on Community, Activism and Changemaking

On March 14, we’re pleased to host “Lead, Succeed, and Inspire: Join Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould for an Evening with Changemakers” in recognition of International Women’s Day and the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Ahead of that event, our panelist Cicely Blain – writer, facilitator, activist, artist, founder, Black Lives Matter Vancouver, and UBC […]

UBC Celebrates International Women’s Day

UBC Celebrates International Women’s Day

March 8 is International Women’s Day. Today we recognize the incredible and diverse women that shape UBC – and all our lives and communities.

Spotlight on Diversity and Creativity in the Skilled Trades

Spotlight on Diversity and Creativity in the Skilled Trades

International Women’s Day is on March 8th. We hear from one of UBC’s newest journey-level steamfitters on why she chose her career path and what keeps her busy at UBC. “One of the proudest things I can say is ‘I built that,’” says Nikki Gaulton. Nikki just completed her apprenticeship at UBC and has now […]

Creating Positive Change for Women Faculty

Creating Positive Change for Women Faculty

In celebration of the International Women’s Day, Dr. Jennifer Love, Senior Advisor on Women Faculty, shares insights into her life and career and how her work is helping enhance the work environment and opportunities for women at UBC.

Lead, Succeed and Inspire: An Evening with Changemakers

Lead, Succeed and Inspire: An Evening with Changemakers

In recognition of International Women’s Day and the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, join us on March 14th for an evening of inspirational engagement and help celebrate the lives of women and people of colour as they share what it takes to lead, succeed, and inspire change.

Pink Shirt Day at UBC

Pink Shirt Day at UBC

This Wednesday, February 28th, wear pink to take a stand against bullying. Check out events and resources and learn how you can contribute to creating a positive live, work, learn environment at UBC.

Be Part of Building an Inclusive Campus Community

Be Part of Building an Inclusive Campus Community

The Equity Enhancement Fund (EEF) supports community-based initiatives that enhance equity, diversity, and inclusion at UBC. Students, staff, and faculty can submit applications for a broad range of funding, up to a maximum of $25,000, until February 28.

Human Rights Day: Get to Know UBC’s Human Rights Advisor

Human Rights Day: Get to Know UBC’s Human Rights Advisor

For international Human Rights Day, Roshni Narain explains her role at UBC and how it supports the rights of our community.

World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day

This December 1, join us and communities worldwide as we commemorate World AIDS Day.

Fighting the Good Fight

Fighting the Good Fight

Aftab Erfan, UBC’s first Director of Dialogue and Conflict Engagement, is shifting how we think about and engage with conflict.