Michelle Ly, Pharmacy Disciple and Healthy Living Devotee

We’re excited to feature our National Young Leader, Michelle Ly, in our August 2016 Leader in the Spotlight. Having developed an initial interest in pharmacy, Michelle has worked as a volunteer and as a pharmacy assistant in various pharmacies. She is entering her first year of the PharmD program at UBC. Aside from academics, Michelle

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Jacqueline Siu, Research Wunderkind & Community Catalyst

Our July 2016 Leader in the Spotlight features Jacqueline Siu, a new UBC BSc Honours Microbiology & Immunology graduate who will be pursuing a PhD in Transplantation Immunology at the University of Cambridge on a full scholarship. At UBC, Jacqueline was President of Shine On Music, which offers free music lessons to inner city students,

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Sirisha Valupadas, Debate Phenom & Business Enthusiast

Our June Leader in the Spotlight features Sirisha Valupadas, accomplished debater and recent University of Alberta graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Biological Science and minoring in Political Science. Over the years, Sirisha has won 8 gold medals, 5 silver and 4 bronze medals in various Alberta Debate and Speech Association tournaments.

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Rebecca Rossi, Law & Politics Extraordinaire

Our May Leader in the Spotlight features Rebecca Rossi, a top Law & Society student at York University and an aspiring lawyer. Rebecca has received the Dean’s Recognition for being amongst the top 5 students in the Liberal Arts and Professional Studies Disciplines. In addition to extensive volunteering for various political campaigns, she has organized

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Mohit Kumar, Student Advocate & Champion Against Poverty

Our April Leader in the Spotlight features Mohit Kumar, a recent University of Alberta (UofA) graduate, who is working tirelessly to mentor students and to reduce homelessness in Edmonton. For his work in forging a partnership between Frontier College and Boyle Street to help the homeless obtain employment, Mohit received the 2015 Stars of Alberta Volunteer

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Yany Siek, Political Science Enthusiast and Budding Researcher

Our March Leader in the Spotlight features Yany Siek, a fourth year University of Alberta Honours Political Science student with a passion for research, international affairs and Canadian politics. In addition to juggling an honours thesis in international security and China-US relations, Yany works at the John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights as

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Goutham Jaini, Pharmacy Superstar & Avid Volunteer

Our February Spotlight features Goutham Jaini, a second year pharmacy student at the University of British Columbia, and a dedicated community volunteer. In addition to rigorous studies in the competitive BSc Pharmacy program, he is an avid explorer of the health care system, as seen through his many volunteer roles, including ones as an Emergency

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Jason Liu, UBC Commerce Star & Extreme Sports Enthusiast

Our first Spotlight of 2016 features Jason Liu, a first year Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) student at the University of British Columbia. Jason holds some leadership positions within the UBC campus, including Vice President Internal at the Unlimited Dance Club, and Sports and Recreation Director at UBC Heart and Stroke Foundation Club. In addition to being

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Leader in the Spotlight: Heather Carroll, Humanitarian & Education Trailblazer

Our Leader in the Spotlight features Heather Carroll, a recent Memorial University Bachelor of Education and Arts graduate, who is currently pursuing a Master’s in International Higher Education at Loyola University Chicago, while teaching at a school. Heather is making an incredible impact in the education community; she has volunteered as a teacher at schools

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Kavi Ratnaweera: Humanitarian & Medical Laboratory Science Aficionado

Our September Leader in the Spotlight features Kavi Ratnaweera, a second year Medical Laboratory Science student at UBC. Recently, he helped fundraise $135 000 for Help, Learn & Discover and went on a volunteer trip to Ecuador to build 21 homes. In addition to being an active member of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity, Kavi

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