Our Team

Staff

Audrea Wang

Audrea Wang

HRC Program Assistant

Audrea is a third-year student in the UBC Sciences Po Dual Degree program and is currently completing a combined major in Political Science and Philosophy. Audrea has studied human rights on a local and national level, having interned with both the French women's rights delegation in her department ...Read more

Balie Tomar

Balie Tomar

she/her

Graduate Academic Assistant for the Gender+ Collective

Balie Tomar (she/her) is an MA student in the Science at Technology Studies at UBC. She is researching the history of statistics and quantification in social sciences. She is also interested in thinking about and (re)imagining how quantitative and other research methodologies can be employed in more...Read more

Christina Fung

Christina Fung

she/her

Program Coordinator

Christina (she/her) is a recent graduate from UBC with a BA in Geography. Her first involvement with ORICE was through the International Service Learning program where she did her placement in Bangalore, India and then continued on with the office as a Worklearn student and now, can’t seem to get ...Read more

Kate Theriault

Kate Theriault

she/they

Program Assistant

Kate Theriault (she/they) is a Program Assistant at ORICE. They were born and raised in the SF Bay Area on the lands of the Coast Miwok and Graton Rancheria peoples. She is close to completing her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and (Honours) Geography. Kate holds a keen interest in engaging c...Read more

Krystal Go

Krystal Go

she/they

Communications Assistant

Krystal Go (she/they) is a third-year student pursuing a Major in Political Science at UBC Vancouver. She was introduced to ORICE through the engagementship on Academic Freedom in Canadian Higher Education and is back as a communications assistant. She was born and raised on traditional, ancestral, ...Read more

Max Bogpene

Max Bogpene

he/him

Graduate Academic Assistant (Human Rights Collective)

Max Bogpene is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Political Science. I study International Relations with a particular focus on norm contestation, international law, and how states and/or regional groupings of states resist international norms and institutions. When not hunched over my PC, I enjoy...Read more

Minaho Chiew

Minaho Chiew

she/her

Program Assistant

Minaho Chiew (she/her) is a Biology major with a minor in Gender, Race, Sexuality, Social Justice (she will definitely tell you that she enjoys her minor more!). She was born in Malaysia and moved to stolen and unsurrendered territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh at the age of 10....Read more

Mulalo Sadike

Mulalo Sadike

he/him

Advisor

Mulalo Sadike (he/him) was born and raised in Soweto and Tembisa townships in apartheid South Africa, Mulalo graduated with a degree in accounting. After 2 impactful global exchange experiences succeeding university, Mulalo quickly realized that working with people and communities is what drives him...Read more

Niyati Sharma

Niyati Sharma

she/her

Undergraduate Academic Assistant

Niyati Sharma (she/her) is an Undergraduate Academic Assistant with the UBC HRC.  She is the Founder and Executive Director of Pratisandhi Foundation, a youth-led non-profit organisation dedicated to the sexual health and education of Indian adolescents and youth. Her team has positively impacted o...Read more

Shogofa Alizada

Shogofa Alizada

she/her

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 ORICE as...Read more

Tamara Baldwin

Tamara Baldwin

she/her

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, as well as the Acting Assistant Director, School of Public Policy and Global Affairs. Tamara has worked in higher education for two decades with a ...Read more

Valeria Perez

Valeria Perez

she/they

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Valeria Pérez (she/they) has always been interested and working around intersectional educational processes and so-called "Latin American" historical memory. She was born and raised in Cuscatlán, usually known as El Salvador. She is currently in her third year at UBC, studying a double major in Po...Read more