By Chaya Ocampo Go on June 24, 2013
Chaya Go is a UBC Anthropology student and works for the Assisi Development Foundation, Inc., a private non-profit organization in the Philippines which proudly supports the Ati community of Boracay Island in various development projects.
By Heather Amos on June 10, 2013
From Guyana to Vancouver, Janette Bulkan has built a career on protecting indigenous land rights and access to resources.
By Development and Alumni Engagement on June 3, 2013
Since graduating from UBC’s first teaching class in secondary education in 1958, Thelma has demonstrated an overwhelming compassion for young people striving to better themselves through education. Her ongoing efforts as a volunteer and donor have opened doors for countless students.
By Development and Alumni Engagement on May 27, 2013
“Among Aboriginal people, there is a prophecy known as the Eighth Fire,” says Vanessa Imeson, a fine arts student and recipient of UBC’s Aboriginal Fellowship Award, “it explains how different cultures must come together and impact each other in a positive way instead of fighting. The more we know each other, the better off we are.”