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April 2017

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.

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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.

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Mon
24
Apr
UBC Alumni Lunch Learn
Networking
UBC Alumni Lunch & Learn

Attend an upcoming lunch & learn:

Slowly Down the Ganges with Adrienne Fast, PhD’15

Monday, April 24, 12pm-1pm, Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre

Antarctic Circle Expedition with Aaron Lawton, BSF’07

Thursday, May 11, 12pm-1pm, Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre

Culinary Vietnam with Paula Swart

Wednesday, May 24, 12pm, Le Petit Saigon in Victoria, BC

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Thu
20
Apr
Networking
A Budding Industry: The Future of Cannabis in Canada

In the coming months, the government of Canada is expected to table legislation legalizing and regulating the sale, possession and use of cannabis. While the benefits and drawbacks of legalization have been debated for years, the complexity of doing so has become clear now that legalization is imminent. Join our panel of experts in Toronto for a discussion about what this means for the evolution of the cannabis growing industry, the medical challenges and opportunities, and what lawmakers have considered and should consider when designing a cannabis legalization framework.

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Wed
19
Apr
Networking
Amazon - Recruitment Reception: Accounting

Amazon is a fast paced, dynamic, high-tech company with accounting positions based in Seattle. Amazon’s finance team is searching for bar-raising financial accounting professionals who consistently exceed expectations, who thrive when given big challenges, and who can actively contribute to our talented team.

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Thu
06
Apr
Other
McKinsey Luminary Series #2: Women Disruptors

In an effort to build a stronger network and increase dialogue among working women in Toronto, we are launching our second Luminary Speaker Session this spring in collaboration with Google. This event will focus on Great Women Disruptors who are truly changing the landscape of the industries they work in here in Canada.

Target Audience: Young, female working professionals with 1-7 years of work experience
Format: Speaker panel and networking

"Apply" by submitting your resume by March 31st to join the event.

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