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Community Spotlight: Nancy Mckenzie

Community Spotlight: Nancy Mckenzie

This International Women’s Day 2021, we decided to connect with inspiring women championing inclusion at UBC to hear their reflections on this day and perspectives on a more equitable and inclusive future. Chair, UBC Board of Governors   What does IWD mean to you? For me, IWD is a time to reflect on progress that […]

Community Spotlight: Ananya Mukherjee Reed

This International Women’s Day 2021, we decided to connect with inspiring women championing inclusion at UBC to hear their reflections on this day and perspectives on a more equitable and inclusive future. Provost and Vice-President Academic, University of British Columbia (UBC) Okanagan Co-executive lead for Anti-racism, UBC Professor, Department of Economics, Philosophy and Political Science […]

Community Spotlight: Paula Littlejohn

Community Spotlight: Paula Littlejohn

This International Women’s Day 2021, we decided to connect with inspiring women championing inclusion at UBC to hear their reflections on this day and perspectives on a more equitable and inclusive future. PhD Candidate | Finlay Lab Microbiology & Immunology   What does IWD mean to you? IWD is a day to celebrate and amplify […]

Community Spotlight: Rohene Bouajram

This International Women’s Day 2021, we decided to connect with inspiring women championing inclusion at UBC to hear their reflections on this day and perspectives on a more equitable and inclusive future. she/her/hers Associate Director, Strategic IBPOC Initiatives Office of the Vice-President, Students   What does IWD mean to you? It’s a moment to take […]

Community Spotlight: Shirley Chau

This International Women’s Day 2021, we decided to connect with inspiring women championing inclusion at UBC to hear their reflections on this day and perspectives on a more equitable and inclusive future. she/her/hers they/them/theirs Associate Professor, School of Social Work, UBC Okanagan   What does IWD mean to you? As a university professor, International Women’s […]

Community Spotlight: Hannah Kia

This International Women’s Day 2021, we decided to connect with inspiring women championing inclusion at UBC to hear their reflections on this day and perspectives on a more equitable and inclusive future. she/her Assistant Professor, School of Social Work   What does IWD mean to you? As a scholar, social worker, and a trans woman, […]