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Indigenous Intelligence Training with Maynard Angus

Indigenous Intelligence Training with Maynard Angus

In honour of National Indigenous Peoples’ Day, the SBME Indigenous Engagement Committee would like to invite you to attend the workshop “Indigenous Intelligence Training” with Maynard Angus on June 21st, from 9 AM to 12 PM.

“Disability in Genetic Counselling” Panel Discussion

“Disability in Genetic Counselling” Panel Discussion

Join the Genetic Counseling Education Series virtually on May 17, 2024, from 12:00 – 1:00 PM PST for a discussion on awareness and support for individuals living and working with a disability or chronic condition within the medical profession, including genetic counseling. The session will cover interactions with both patients and colleagues, as well as inclusiveness in the education and training of new students.

The Restorative Imperative in Healthcare: Broadening the Definition of Healing

The Restorative Imperative in Healthcare: Broadening the Definition of Healing

Join a keynote lecture on restorative justice by Dr. Pedro L. Flores on April 19th at 10 am, hosted by the UBC Midwifery Program.

Unpacking identity, care & healing: An IBPOC-only wellbeing workshop series

Unpacking identity, care & healing: An IBPOC-only wellbeing workshop series 

IBPOC faculty and staff at UBC are invited to register for a workshop series taking place online March 12–21, 2024. These workshops, led by psychotherapist Meghan Watson, aim to unpack the importance of identity, culture and histories of systemic racism in topics related to wellbeing. Attendees will have the chance to engage in reflective practice, develop insights, and apply practical tools to support your own wellbeing.

EIO Employment Equity Advisor Pilot Program: Call for Participants

EIO Employment Equity Advisor Pilot Program: Call for Participants

Faculty and staff members are invited to participate in the next round of training for the Employment Equity Advisor program to develop their expertise in accessible and equitable hiring practices. This pilot program is currently focused on faculty hiring. Register for our upcoming training on March 18th, from 9:00-4:30 PM.

Happy Lunar New Year

Happy Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year is one of the most important celebrations for Asian communities. Join us in celebrating the Year of the Dragon and engage with events and programs happening across UBC and in the community.

Women's Memorial March to honour the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Women’s Memorial March (Feb 14): Honouring the lives of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

The First Nations House of Learning and the Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office are providing resources, and transportation to those who want to join the Women’s Memorial March. There will also be an art and community drop in at the Longhouse for those who are not attending.

Black History Month⁣

Black History Month (February 2024)

February is Black History Month. ⁣While we should celebrate Black history and excellence every day, this is an opportunity for a focused, intentional and elevated reflection and recognition of Black history and achievement.⁣ Learn more by attending one of many UBC events happening this month.

“Story; Conversation” –
An IBPOC Community and Justice Care Circle

গল্প – golpo: “Story; Conversation” –
An IBPOC Community and Justice Care Circle

As part of the Climate Emergency Week, join for a free dinner, destressing, and networking at this intergenerational and interdisciplinary dialogue circle on February 13th at 6:30 PM at the Hatch Art Gallery. This event is for IBPOC students, faculty, and community members interested in solidarity, climate, education, organizing, research, art, and beyond – all fields are welcome!

14 Not Forgotten Ceremony

14 Not Forgotten Ceremony

Join UBC students, staff and faculty on December 6 at 11 am for the Annual 14 Not Forgotten Ceremony to remember the 14 women who lost their lives and stand against violence towards women. This event is organized by the Engineering Undergraduate Society and the Faculty of Applied Science EDI.I Office. It will be held at the Kaiser Atrium.