Online: Through the Lens – Being Muslim in Higher Education

Led by literary advocate and writer, Shagufta Pasta, this workshop explores gender, culture, faith and religion in the workplace.

Through presentations and interactions with their peers, participants will make new connections and learn how to create and support environments that are inclusive of religion and faith

The Equity & Inclusion Office is thrilled to present Through the Lens, a series of exciting workshops exploring how different identities navigate and experience UBC while offering practical ideas on creating a more inclusive campus.

Event Update

While in-person delivery of events has been cancelled at this time, we are pleased to advise that this event has moved to online delivery. Registration is required.

For those who are observing Ramadan we wish you a peaceful time of reflection.

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Led by experienced community leaders, Through the Lens aims to provoke meaningful conversations on issues of identity, diversity, equity and inclusion. Each workshop provides an opportunity to learn, connect and join a network of allies across campus through story-telling, statistics and other resources.

Shagufta Pasta is a literary advocate, social planner and writer committed to faith inclusion and decolonizing work, philanthropy, and health. She has a B.A in Political Science from UBC and a Masters in Planning from the University of Toronto and considers Vancouver, Toronto and Johannesburg home. Currently, Shagufta runs her own practice where she helps organizations and individuals birth new ways of being through writing, doula work, and facilitating meaningful learning experiences. Listening is her superpower.