Our Team

Staff

Adeline Chartol

Adeline Chartol

she/her

GAA ORICE CBR Training Module Developer

Adeline Chartol (she/her) is a 4th year student studying International Relations. She grew up in the Washington D.C. area and moved to the unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples in 2021. Before starting her position with ORICE, she worked with Squamish Nation and the Indigenous Path...Read more

Aida Sanjush

Aida Sanjush

Student Researcher

Aida Sanjush is an avid learner with a strong sense of community, driven by a profound dedication to humanitarian causes, particularly advocating for women’s education and promoting the well-being of refugees. After completing a transformative year-round exchange program at Sciences ...Read more

Aishwarya Ramachandran

Aishwarya Ramachandran

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GAA ORICE CBR Training Module Developer

Aishwarya Ramachandran (she/her) is a PhD student in the School of Kinesiology at UBC. She spends a great deal of her time reading and writing about the history of medicine and the health sciences, as well as finding new ways to develop and test interdisciplinary pedagogical resources to enhance col...Read more

Carolina (Carol) Basso

Carolina (Carol) Basso

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Program Coordinator

Carolina Basso (she/her) is the Program Coordinator of the Office of Regional and International Community Engagement (ORICE) at UBC. She has considerable experience with project coordination and volunteer management having worked with local communities and non-profit organizations in poverty reducti...Read more

Emma Villalobos

Emma Villalobos

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Program Assistant - Human Rights Training Project

Emma Villalobos (she/her) is a fourth-year student majoring in International Relations and minoring in Law and Society. She is passionate about social justice and human rights. Therefore, she is excited to join the Human Rights Training Project as a program assistant. In the past, Emma has...Read more

Fariha Kabir

Fariha Kabir

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Research Assistant, Gender+ in Research Collective

Fariha Kabir (she/her) is a first-year master's student at UBC’s School of Public Policy and Global Affairs. Born and raised in Bangladesh, she is passionate about the intersectionality between health and gender, and how digital financial services can be instrumentalized to empower vulnerable comm...Read more

Gaylean Davies

Gaylean Davies

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Advisor

Gaylean Davies (she/her) is the Advisor of the Office of Regional and International Community Engagement (ORICE) at UBC. She has worked in the non-profit and academic spheres for over a decade. Gaylean has worked for various BC-based organizations in cancer care, recognizing excellence in arts and b...Read more

Krystal Go

Krystal Go

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Gender+ in Research Collective Program Assistant

Krystal Go (they/she) is in their final year pursuing a Major in Political Science at UBC Vancouver. They were first introduced to ORICE through the UBC HRC engagementship on Academic Freedom in Canadian Higher Education in 2021, and then worked as the Communications Assistant, and is currently now ...Read more

Kseniia Voronkova

Kseniia Voronkova

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Digital Communications & Program Assistant

Kseniia is a third-year psychology student pursuing a minor in biology at UBC Vancouver. Born and raised in Slavic culture, she has always been passionate about preserving her native identity, as well as exploring other cultures. Kseniia is interested in global mental health, equity in accessing med...Read more

Max Bogpene

Max Bogpene

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Graduate Academic Assistant (Human Rights Collective)

Max Bogpene is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Political Science. He is currently the Graduate Academic Assistant for the Human Rights Training Program. He studies International Relations with a particular focus on norm contestation, international law, and how states and/or regional groupings o...Read more

Mira Sehgal

Mira Sehgal

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Communications Assistant

Mira (she/her) is a second-year Psychology major at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Being an international student, she recognizes and emphasizes the need to build a global community that supports the development of an individual as well as the world itself. As the Communications Assi...Read more

Mutuma (Caelan)

Mutuma (Caelan)

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Program Assistant

Caelan Mutuma (he/him) is a second-year student studying International Relations and Human Geography, from Nairobi, Kenya. He is passionate about the intersectionality between culture, the creative arts, and socio-economic development, specifically within the Sub-Saharan African context. Mutuma has ...Read more

Noah Stuart

Noah Stuart

Program Assistant - Human Rights Training

Noah Stuart (he/him) is a fourth-year student studying International Relations. His academic interests include Canadian and U.S. foreign policy in addition to state relations in the Asia-Pacific region. He developed an interest in the field of human rights while researching recent threats to press a...Read more

Shogofa Alizada

Shogofa Alizada

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Student Researcher

Shogofa (she/her) is a second-year student pursuing Geography (Environment & Sustainability) with a minor in GIS and Geographical Computations. A Hazara from Afghanistan, she moved to the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the Coast Salish peoples in 2017. She is joining the UBC ...Read more

Tamara Baldwin

Tamara Baldwin

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Director, Office of Regional and International Community Engagement

Tamara Baldwin (she/her) is the Director of the office of Regional and International Community Engagement (ORICE) at the University of British Columbia. Tamara has worked in higher education for two decades with a background in community/international development, student engagement, curriculum desi...Read more