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May 2017

Tue
30
May
A Whole New World – Seeing the world through smart apps
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A Whole New World – Seeing the world through smart apps

Suicide Prevention Services (SPS) assists elderly individuals who may suffer from a negative mindset, and may feel disconnected from their families or the world at large. One cause of this disconnection may be a result of older individuals being unfamiliar or uncomfortable with modern communication technologies such as smartphones and apps. Join alumni UBC Hong Kong volunteers for an interactive workshop (in Cantonese) where UBC alumni will help small groups of elderly people, selected by SPS, experience the possibilities brought about by smartphones and apps.

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Thu
04
May
Workshop
How to Tell a Story that Sells with Ivan Wanis Ruiz
Ivan Wanis Ruiz

Human beings are hardwired for storytelling. However, telling a compelling story that people buy into is not easy. Have you ever presented an idea but failed to close the deal? This interactive workshop will help you advance your communications skills by teaching you how to craft a simple yet persuasive story that sells. Not only will you have time to practice and receive instant feedback, but you will also be able to network before and after the session.

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

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Wed
03
May
Workshop
Ethical Decision Making

UBC Sauder students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in a fun and interactive presentation being co-hosted by the Peter P.

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April 2017

Tue
25
Apr
Networking
In Conversation with UBC President and Vice-Chancellor Prof. Santa J. Ono in Tokyo

Professor Santa Ono recently took office as the 15th President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of British Columbia. In a series of In Conversation events, presented in communities around the world by alumni UBC, Professor Ono will share his early priorities and interests as well as gather input from alumni and friends on how we can continue to strengthen our university.

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Tue
25
Apr
Networking
UBC Singapore Alumni Gathering

Join fellow UBC alumni for a special gathering in Singapore, hosted by UBC’s Vice-President, Development and Alumni Engagement, Barbara Miles. Take this opportunity to meet up with old friends and make new connections in Singapore.

RSVP

Please email Stephanie Lam at stephanie.lam@apro.ubc.ca by Friday, April 21st to secure your spot!

Questions? Please contact Stephanie Lam at stephanie.lam@apro.ubc.ca and (852) 2111 4402.

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Tue
25
Apr
Workshop
Stepping up to Success - A Workshop for Future Female Leaders
Victoria Welsby, Adjunct Professor, UBC Sauder School of Business and founder of BAM POW LIFE

What is stopping you from stepping into that leadership position? In this 90 minute workshop, we will deep dive into the barriers that women can face when it comes to owning their success and how men can champion women’s development. Learn what things are standing in your way from stepping out and up in your career. Leave feeling inspired with useful techniques and the confidence to take action.

Takeaways:

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