In partnership with the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology, Hélène supports helps develop leading pedagogical strategies, educational modules, and learning tools to support equity, diversity and inclusion in teaching and learning spaces. Hélène has over 10 years of experience leading educational initiatives focused on equity and inclusion, and teaching on these topics. Hélène also supports organizational change initiatives at UBC to shift the way that information systems and policies can reinforce inequities and exclusionary practices in the classroom and beyond. Given their research background in this area, Hélène’s work has focused on initiatives related to SOGI (sexual orientation and gender identity).
Hélène holds a Master’s and PhD from UBC’s Department of Sociology, and a BA from Paris 3-Sorbonne-Nouvelle.