Ava Cramp, Communications Superstar & Travel Fanatic

Meet our August Leader in the Spotlight, Ava Cramp! Ava is a BA student majoring in Communications and minoring in Business at Carleton University. While juggling school, Ava has also worked as a hostess, a ski lift operator and volunteered in fundraising at the Headwaters Hospital. In our interview, find out more about the field

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Archita Srivastava, Health Sciences Whiz & Dance Enthusiast

Our July Leader in the Spotlight is Archita Srivastava, a Bachelor of Health Sciences (BHSc) student at McMaster University. While tackling the difficult BHSc program, Archita also works as an administrative assistant at a law firm and as a products assistant at a new bedding and bath company. Additionally, she volunteers as a patient ambassador

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Leader in the Spotlight: Moeed Ahmad, Human Resources Pro & Volunteer Extraordinaire

Our June Leader in the Spotlight is Moeed Ahmad, a Kwantlen University student pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration with a Human Resources major. Amidst his packed academic schedule, Moeed volunteers extensively and has served as a volunteer coordinator for Kwantlen University, the Canadian Cancer Society, Urban Rec. and most recently, Vancouver’s Car-Free Day. In

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Leader in the Spotlight: Courtney Long, Physical Therapy Ace & Circus Devotee

Our May 2015 Leader in the Spotlight is Courtney Long, a BSc graduate who majored in biology and minored in sociology at the University of Alberta. Early in her undergrad, Courtney admits to having poor studying habits, but has since rebounded academically and is currently a MSc Physical Therapy student. She has volunteered with CapitalCare

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Leader in the Spotlight: Cody Lo, Undergraduate Researcher Phenom & Science Advocate

Our April 2015 Leader in the Spotlight is Cody Lo, a third year UBC pharmacology student with extensive research experience.  Cody has held 5 research assistant positions, presented 5 posters, and authored 2 upcoming peer-reviewed publications. Additionally, Cody has won the UBC Science Case competition twice and is heavily involved on campus. He serves as

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Leader in the Spotlight: Hannah Lee, Humanitarian & Cancer Researcher

Our February 2015 Leader in the Spotlight is Hannah Lee, a fourth year UBC Medical Laboratory Sciences student. Hannah has some incredible international experiences, which include volunteering at a pediatric hospital in Laos after their flood crisis and conducting cancer research in Korea. Closer to home, Hannah has been involved with World Vision UBC and

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Leader in the Spotlight: Emma Hamill, Educational Activist & English Aficionado

For our first Leader in the Spotlight of 2015, we are featuring, Emma Hamill, a fourth year undergraduate pursuing a Bachelor of Arts with a major in English and a minor in Art History, at the University of Victoria. Discover Emma’s perspective on transferring to a different university during your undergrad, the differences in social dynamics

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Leader in the Spotlight: Tommy Tam, Research Star & Basketball Enthusiast

For our last Leader in the Spotlight of 2014, we are featuring, Tommy Tam, an Honours Bachelor of Science in Health and Disease graduate and a current Master of Science candidate in Health Services Research at the University of Toronto. Find out how he embarked on his current career path, the differences between undergraduate and

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Leader in the Spotlight: Katelyn Trieu, Swim Star, Drama Queen & Film Fanatic

For November’s Leader in the Spotlight, we are excited to present Katelyn Trieu, a University of Alberta student pursuing a combined Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education. In addition to being a Young Acting Company participant at the Citadel Theatre in Edmonton, Katelyn is also a swim coach and a lifeguard. Find out what triggered

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Leader in the Spotlight: Karanbir Gill, Engineering Star

For this month’s Leader in the Spotlight, we are happy to present Karanbir Gill, a recent University of Alberta engineering graduate specializing in oil and gas. Read on to discover, among other things, Karanbir’s next steps, career-wise, and his thoughts on renewable energy. 1) Describe the single most influential factor in your decision to pursue an education and career in

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