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.
View past event details here.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.