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IBPOC Connections: Building Community, Increasing Representation at UBC

IBPOC Connections: Building Community, Increasing Representation at UBC

“It’s the first time in my five to ten years at UBC that I’ve walked into a room where other people look like me. It’s the first time as a racialized person that I’m not being asked for something,” attendees of the IBPOC Connections inaugural luncheon told Dr. Maryam Nabavi, a staff and faculty strategist […]

Funding Programs to Advance Inclusion and Anti-racism

Funding Programs to Advance Inclusion and Anti-racism

UBC is committed to advancing equity and inclusion and to creating environments free from racism. To better respond to community needs and to support community involvement in building a more inclusive UBC, the following two funding streams are being made available to students, staff and faculty at UBC Vancouver and UBC Okanagan. Activate Inclusion: Equity Enhancement […]

Community Spotlight: Ashika Sharda

Community Spotlight: Ashika Sharda

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. Sociology student in the Faculty of Arts Legal Assistant at Dhanu Dhaliwal Law Group   Over the course of this pandemic, many people […]

Community Spotlight: Rabaab Khehra

Community Spotlight: Rabaab Khehra

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 Co-op student, Equity & Inclusion Office   How are you celebrating this International Women’s Day? This International Women’s Day, I’m reflecting on […]

Community Spotlight: Georgia Yee

Community Spotlight: Georgia Yee

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/hers AMS VP Academic and University Affairs   How can we bring about greater gender equality from within a university setting? In order […]

Community Spotlight: Julia Burnham

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. MA Student | Department of Educational Studies Member of the UBC Vancouver Senate   What does IWD mean to you? IWD, for me, […]