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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

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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ORICE Program Assistant

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

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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Communications Assistant

Krystal Go (they/she) recently graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from UBC Vancouver. They have worked at ORICE for the past two years, starting as a student in the UBC HRC engagementship on Academic Freedom in Canadian Higher Education in 2021. They have worked as the Communications Assista...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