(Volunteer position)

  • Through my various roles within the Business Development team, I aim to create a sustainable source of revenue for SCWIST in the form of an online job board and an appealing e-shop selling sustainably sourced products.

  • Key skills: project management, branding & marketing, market research, data analysis, and external stakeholder engagement.

  • Impact: Increased organizational revenue, better website user experience, new client recruitment.

Business Strategist | Society for Canadian Women in Science & Technology (SCWIST)
(Oct 2020- Present)

SCWIST is a not-for-profit society that specializes in improving the presence and influence of women and girls in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) in Canada.

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  • LinkedIn

(Volunteer position)

  • As the chair, I aimed at advancing green chemistry and sustainable science by building a team of motivated volunteers. This was accomplished through the production of several events and initiatives that led to an increase in engagement and awareness.

  • Key skills: grant writing, stakeholder engagement, event planning & execution, budgeting, marketing, and website maintenance.

  • Impact: Successful execution of 10+ unique and innovative events, increased organizational revenue & brand reach, increased web traffic.

Co-Founder & Chair | GreenChem UBC
(Jul 2016- Jan 2020)
  • Established in June 2016.

  • Student-founded and student-run organization.

  • Aims at promoting chemistry that uses fewer resources, less energy and has a lower environmental impact.

(Volunteer position)

  • As an ambassador, I aimed to use new engagement opportunities, create innovative projects and events, and be a role model of sustainability leadership on campus. This program was a combination of skill development and practical implementation.

  • Key skills: event facilitation & organization, grant writing, systems thinking, post-event survey development, and team building.

  • Impact: Successful production of Vancouver’s largest clothing swap, increased collaboration among on-campus groups, training provided in running zero-waste events.

Sustainability Ambassador | UBC Sustainability Initiative
(Apr 2017- Apr 2018)

The Sustainability Ambassadors Program is a leadership experience for students interested in personal, collaborative, and community-engaged learning.

(Volunteer position)

  • As an elected council member of the Graduate Student Society (GSS), my responsibilities included representing my department’s 300+ members in the GSS council. As a member of the Chemistry GSS, I also assisted in all CGSS events and initiatives.

  • Key skills: staff hiring & management, personnel recruitment, policy drafting, event planning.

  • Impact: Better oversight over GSS employees, the advancement of GSS policies and initiatives as per their constitution and strategic plans.

Chemistry Representative | UBC Graduate Student Society

(Oct 2015- Sep 2017)

  • The Graduate Student Society  (GSS) represents, promotes, and advocates for the over 10,000 UBC Vancouver graduate students.

  • The Chemistry Graduate Student Society  (CGSS) aims at fostering cooperation and interaction among chemistry graduate students, faculty, and staff.

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