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    • Engineers Without Borders UBC Networking Event
      Saturday, Mar, 25, 2017
      6:00pm - 9:00pm
      Engineers Without Borders UBC is dedicated to building the capacity of young leaders to drive systemic change. Our work is founded upon the belief that a more equitable and sustainable future will dep...
    • Engineers Without Borders UBC Networking Event

      Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 -

      Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

      Engineers Without Borders UBC is dedicated to building the capacity of young leaders to drive systemic change. Our work is founded upon the belief that a more equitable and sustainable future will depend on a new generation of engaged and empowered citizens.Please join us for an inspiring evening as we explore innovative solutions to global challenges. The evening will feature vibrant stories from the EWB community and interactive activities that will spark meaningful conversations. Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres and bring someone that inspires you!The evening will be hosted by UBC’s Junior Fellows, Liam Crozier and Jory Wong. The Junior Fellowship program selects 20 of Canada’s most talented and driven young leaders to work at EWB Canada’s ventures within Canada and in sub-Saharan Africa. This year, the UBC chapter is proud to send Liam Crozier and Jory Wong to work as Junior Fellows. Liam will be working at Mining Shared Value, a Canadian-based governance program that explores and assesses local procurement practices in the mining industry. Jory will be working at LishaBora, a social enterprise based in Kiambu, Kenya that is using a vertically integrated business model to transform the way that feed products are developed and delivered to smallholder dairy farmers.

      Register here

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      Location


      The Vancouver Museum
      1100 Chestnut Street
      Vancouver, BC V6J 3J9

      Event Fees:


      Sustainable Communities Internship Symposium

      Sunday, Mar 26, 2017 -

      Time: 1:00pm - 4:30pm

      The Sustainable Cities International Internship Program has sent over 30 young Canadians to work with municipal governments in Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Mexico and Bolivia for periods of up to six months, in various projects related to sustainable economies and food systems.The event will include panel discussions around development and sustainability, country exhibitions, and a reception for mingling. Come join us as interns share their experiences working and travelling over the last two years!

      Register here

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      Location


      SFU Segal Graduate School of Business
      500 Granville Street
      Vancouver, BC V6C 1W6

      Event Fees:


      Respectful Maternal Care Around the Globe

      Monday, Mar 27, 2017 -

      Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

      It’s much more than catching! The Canadian Red Cross with support from Global Affairs Canada presents an evening focussed on “Respectful Maternal Care Around the Globe.” Join us as we examine what some Canadian Maternal, Newborn and Child Health experts are doing in the field to help keep mothers and their children safe and healthy. This event includes presentations from academics and midwives who will talk about work being done in countries such as Uganda, Nepal and Haiti. A moderated panel discussion will follow after the presentations. The event ends with a networking reception.

      The event is free. Refreshments will be provided. Babes in arms welcome!

      Speakers include:

      • Cathy Ellis, Midwife & Senior Instructor, Midwifery Program, UBC
      • Mickey Rostoker, Physician & Clinical Associate Professor, UBC
      • Alix Bacon, Midwife & President, Midwives Association of BC
      • Jennifer Duggan, Midwife & Emergency Response Unit Delegate, Canadian Red Cross
      • Moderator: Jacquelyn Thorne, Midwife, UBC Midwifery graduate

      For more info, please e-mail: joanne.abshire@redcross.ca.

      Register here

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      Location


      Chan Centre for Family Health Education Auditorium
      938 West 28th Avenue
      Vancouver, BC V5Z 4H4

      Event Fees:


    • Sustainable Communities Internship Symposium
      Sunday, Mar, 26, 2017
      1:00pm - 4:30pm
      The Sustainable Cities International Internship Program has sent over 30 young Canadians to work with municipal governments in Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Mexico and Bolivia for periods of up to ...
    • Engineers Without Borders UBC Networking Event

      Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 -

      Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

      Engineers Without Borders UBC is dedicated to building the capacity of young leaders to drive systemic change. Our work is founded upon the belief that a more equitable and sustainable future will depend on a new generation of engaged and empowered citizens.Please join us for an inspiring evening as we explore innovative solutions to global challenges. The evening will feature vibrant stories from the EWB community and interactive activities that will spark meaningful conversations. Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres and bring someone that inspires you!The evening will be hosted by UBC’s Junior Fellows, Liam Crozier and Jory Wong. The Junior Fellowship program selects 20 of Canada’s most talented and driven young leaders to work at EWB Canada’s ventures within Canada and in sub-Saharan Africa. This year, the UBC chapter is proud to send Liam Crozier and Jory Wong to work as Junior Fellows. Liam will be working at Mining Shared Value, a Canadian-based governance program that explores and assesses local procurement practices in the mining industry. Jory will be working at LishaBora, a social enterprise based in Kiambu, Kenya that is using a vertically integrated business model to transform the way that feed products are developed and delivered to smallholder dairy farmers.

      Register here

      ewb-networking-gala_poster

      Location


      The Vancouver Museum
      1100 Chestnut Street
      Vancouver, BC V6J 3J9

      Event Fees:


      Sustainable Communities Internship Symposium

      Sunday, Mar 26, 2017 -

      Time: 1:00pm - 4:30pm

      The Sustainable Cities International Internship Program has sent over 30 young Canadians to work with municipal governments in Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Mexico and Bolivia for periods of up to six months, in various projects related to sustainable economies and food systems.The event will include panel discussions around development and sustainability, country exhibitions, and a reception for mingling. Come join us as interns share their experiences working and travelling over the last two years!

      Register here

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      Location


      SFU Segal Graduate School of Business
      500 Granville Street
      Vancouver, BC V6C 1W6

      Event Fees:


      Respectful Maternal Care Around the Globe

      Monday, Mar 27, 2017 -

      Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

      It’s much more than catching! The Canadian Red Cross with support from Global Affairs Canada presents an evening focussed on “Respectful Maternal Care Around the Globe.” Join us as we examine what some Canadian Maternal, Newborn and Child Health experts are doing in the field to help keep mothers and their children safe and healthy. This event includes presentations from academics and midwives who will talk about work being done in countries such as Uganda, Nepal and Haiti. A moderated panel discussion will follow after the presentations. The event ends with a networking reception.

      The event is free. Refreshments will be provided. Babes in arms welcome!

      Speakers include:

      • Cathy Ellis, Midwife & Senior Instructor, Midwifery Program, UBC
      • Mickey Rostoker, Physician & Clinical Associate Professor, UBC
      • Alix Bacon, Midwife & President, Midwives Association of BC
      • Jennifer Duggan, Midwife & Emergency Response Unit Delegate, Canadian Red Cross
      • Moderator: Jacquelyn Thorne, Midwife, UBC Midwifery graduate

      For more info, please e-mail: joanne.abshire@redcross.ca.

      Register here

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      Location


      Chan Centre for Family Health Education Auditorium
      938 West 28th Avenue
      Vancouver, BC V5Z 4H4

      Event Fees:


    • Respectful Maternal Care Around the Globe
      Monday, Mar, 27, 2017
      6:00pm - 9:00pm

      It’s much more than catching! The Canadian Red Cross with support from Global Affairs Canada presents an evening focussed on “Respectful Maternal Care Around the Glo...

    • Engineers Without Borders UBC Networking Event

      Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 -

      Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

      Engineers Without Borders UBC is dedicated to building the capacity of young leaders to drive systemic change. Our work is founded upon the belief that a more equitable and sustainable future will depend on a new generation of engaged and empowered citizens. Please join us for an inspiring evening as we explore innovative solutions to global challenges. The evening will feature vibrant stories from the EWB community and interactive activities that will spark meaningful conversations. Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres and bring someone that inspires you! The evening will be hosted by UBC’s Junior Fellows, Liam Crozier and Jory Wong. The Junior Fellowship program selects 20 of Canada’s most talented and driven young leaders to work at EWB Canada’s ventures within Canada and in sub-Saharan Africa. This year, the UBC chapter is proud to send Liam Crozier and Jory Wong to work as Junior Fellows. Liam will be working at Mining Shared Value, a Canadian-based governance program that explores and assesses local procurement practices in the mining industry. Jory will be working at LishaBora, a social enterprise based in Kiambu, Kenya that is using a vertically integrated business model to transform the way that feed products are developed and delivered to smallholder dairy farmers.

      Register here

      ewb-networking-gala_poster

      Location


      The Vancouver Museum
      1100 Chestnut Street
      Vancouver, BC V6J 3J9

      Event Fees:


      Sustainable Communities Internship Symposium

      Sunday, Mar 26, 2017 -

      Time: 1:00pm - 4:30pm

      The Sustainable Cities International Internship Program has sent over 30 young Canadians to work with municipal governments in Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Mexico and Bolivia for periods of up to six months, in various projects related to sustainable economies and food systems. The event will include panel discussions around development and sustainability, country exhibitions, and a reception for mingling. Come join us as interns share their experiences working and travelling over the last two years!

      Register here

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      Location


      SFU Segal Graduate School of Business
      500 Granville Street
      Vancouver, BC V6C 1W6

      Event Fees:


      Respectful Maternal Care Around the Globe

      Monday, Mar 27, 2017 -

      Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

      It’s much more than catching! The Canadian Red Cross with support from Global Affairs Canada presents an evening focussed on “Respectful Maternal Care Around the Globe.” Join us as we examine what some Canadian Maternal, Newborn and Child Health experts are doing in the field to help keep mothers and their children safe and healthy. This event includes presentations from academics and midwives who will talk about work being done in countries such as Uganda, Nepal and Haiti. A moderated panel discussion will follow after the presentations. The event ends with a networking reception.

      The event is free. Refreshments will be provided. Babes in arms welcome!

      Speakers include:

      • Cathy Ellis, Midwife & Senior Instructor, Midwifery Program, UBC
      • Mickey Rostoker, Physician & Clinical Associate Professor, UBC
      • Alix Bacon, Midwife & President, Midwives Association of BC
      • Jennifer Duggan, Midwife & Emergency Response Unit Delegate, Canadian Red Cross
      • Moderator: Jacquelyn Thorne, Midwife, UBC Midwifery graduate

      For more info, please e-mail: joanne.abshire@redcross.ca.

      Register here

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      Location


      Chan Centre for Family Health Education Auditorium
      938 West 28th Avenue
      Vancouver, BC V5Z 4H4

      Event Fees: