Sunday, September 28, 2008

Roster of Student Speakers 2008/2009

Here, you can find the roster of Global Student Speakers who presented their stories to audiences in the school year of 2008-2009. The roster includes their names, countries of origin, studies at UBC, story titles, and placements. Scroll down for a list of speakers from earlier years.

Emeka Nzekwu from Nigeria
Medical student
"The Korle-Bu Neuroscience Club"
GSSB Knowledge-Exchange Session - March 7th, 2009

Tarik Chelali
from France/Algeria/Canada
BSc student in Global Resource Systems
"Me and Barack: The Story of a Canadian-French-Algerian"
GSSB Knowledge-Exchange Session - March 7th, 2009

Priya Bala
from India
PhD student in International Relations
"Ethical Consumerism: The Ultimate Oxymoron?"

Pete Pitiporntapin
from Thailand
PhD visiting student in Education
"The Role of Science Education Towards the Wildlife Extinction Issue in Thailand"
GSSB Knowledge-Exchange Session - Feb. 7th, 2009
International Week - March 18th, 2009

Qianlin Wang from China
BComm student in Commerce
"From The Year of the Ox to Santa Claus"
GSSB Knowledge-Exchange Session - Feb. 7th, 2009

Farnaz Pournia
from Iran
BSc in Cell Biology and Genetics
"Persian Women, Globally Known"
GSSB Knowledge-Exchange Session - Jan. 17th, 2009
Centre for Intercultural Communication - March 2nd, 2009
SIETAR BC - March 16th, 2009
International Week - March 18th, 2009

Elisha Yoon from Korea
Science Student
"What Do We Really Know About Our Country?"
GSSB Knowledge-Exchange Session - Jan. 17th, 2009

Lisa Brownlow from Canada
BA student in Cultural Anthropology
"For Those Who Dare and Care: The Abandoned Children of Brasov, Romania"
GSSB Knowledge-Exchange Session - Jan. 17th, 2009
Centre for Intercultural Communication - March 2nd, 2009
International Week - March 18th, 2009

Liz Vossen from Canada
Finance Student
"Economic Development in Kenya"
GSSB Knowledge-Exchange Session - Nov. 22nd, 2008
SIETAR BC - March 16th, 2009

Huan Bao from China
PhD student in Physics
"Behind Uncle"
GSSB Knowledge-Exchange Session - Nov. 22nd, 2008
International Friendship Group at UBC - Dec. 5th, 2008

Jing Wei from China
BComm student in Commerce
"Beautiful Nanjing"
GSSB Knowledge-Exchange Session - Nov. 8th, 2008

Matt Sibley from Canada
Medical Student
"A Life of Privilege"
GSSB Knowledge-Exchange Session - Nov. 8th, 2008
SIETAR BC - March 16th, 2009

Yuzheng Wang from China
BComm student in Commerce
"My International Jump"
UBC Jumpstart Program - August 2008
Faculty of Education International Students Orientation - September 19th, 2008
International Friendship Group at UBC - October 24th, 2008
Centre for Intercultural Communication, UBC - February 3rd, 2009

Ibrahim Mustafa from the Maldives
Ph.D. student in Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
"Global warming and the impact on the Maldives"
GSSB Orientation Session - October 18th, 2008

Megan Daniels from Canada
MA student in Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology
"Listen to Both Sides and You Will be Enlightened: Traveling, Teaching and Learning in China"
GSSB Orientation Session - October 18th, 2008
Emerging Economies Event - January 22nd, 2009
Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Garden AGM - March 14th, 2009

Kristi Kenyon from Canada
PhD student in Political Science
"A Personal Experience of Internationalization: Human rights & HIV/Aids in Botswana", as well as introductions to Canadian culture in an academic context and public speaking skills
UBC Jump Start Program - August 21st, 2008

Roster of Global Student Speakers 2007-2008

Ryusei Abe from Brazil
Engineering student
"More than you can imagine: My world, your world, our world"

Miranda Abild from Canada
Arts student
"Language: Limitations & quirks"

Solveiga Armoskaite from Lithuania
Ph.D. student in Linguistics
"Language death"

Megan Daniels from Canada
Arts student
"Listen to both sides and you will be enlightened: Traveling and
learning in China"

David Dedi from Kenya
Science student
"Who are the Masai?"

Jongmi Kang from South Korea
Exchange student
"Superiority of a racially homogeneous nation?"

Kristi Kenyon from Canada
Ph.D. student in Political Science
"Human rights & HIV/Aids in Botswana"

Abid Khandkar from Bangladesh
Science student
"Working in Europe"

Eunbi Kim from South Korea
Exchange student
"The soft and strong, Vietnam"

Young Eun Kim from South Korea
Exchange student
"Chinese immigrants in Canada"

Ibrahim Mustafa from the Maldives
Ph.D. student in Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
"Global warming and the impact on the Maldives"

Joanna Octavia from Indonesia
Arts student
"Harmony in diversity?"

Hiroaki Ogawa from Japan
Exchange student
"We love it: Food"

Sara Pinzon from Colombia
Commerce student
"Colombia: Changing the image"

Jocelyn Robinson from Canada
Ph.D. student in Education
"Dancing to the songs of the universe"

Yuzheng Wang from China
Arts student
"Finding 'the Law of Attraction' in my life"

EunHye Yang from South Korea
Exchange student
"Beautiful world with diverse colors: Promoting diversity"

Helen Zhou from China
Commerce student
"Life in Vancouver: A learning process"


Roster of Global Student Speakers 2006-2007

Here, you can find the roster of Global Student Speakers who presented their stories to audiences in the school year of 2006-2007. The roster includes their names, countries of origin, studies at UBC, and story titles.

Ryusei Abe from Brazil
2nd year Engineering student
"More than you can imagine: My world, your world, our world"

Chinatsu Aikyo from Japan - GSSB Project Coordinator 2007-2008
4th year International Relations student
"What's special about today's Japanese culture?"

Solveiga Armoskaite from Lithuania
Ph.D. student in Linguistics
"But bread is that diviner thing..."

Liam Bates from Switzerland
Arts student
"Global citizenship and acceptance of other cultures: Weird vs. Different"

Koyali Burman from India - GSSB Project Coordinator 2006-2007
Master's student in Education
"Indian classical dance & storytelling"

Dulcie Chan from Hong Kong
Master's student in Resource Management & Environmental Studies
"Neither here nor there: Finding where I belong"

Kristi Kenyon from Canada
Ph.D. student in Political Science
"Human rights & HIV/Aids in Botswana"

Ahmed Khan from Sierra Leone
UBC Fisheries Centre Research Assistant
"Refugees as global citizens: The role of WUSC UBC"

Garang Kuot from Sudan
4th year History student
"Living and teaching in a refugee camp"

Paul Lusina from Canada
Ph.D. student in Electrical Engineering
"Pedagogy in the shadow of the Himalayas"

Michelle Murphy from Canada
4th year Civil Engineering student
"One foot in, one foot out: A Canadian's experience in overseas"

Ibrahim Mustafa from the Maldives
Ph.D. student in Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
"Global warming and the impact on the Maldives"

Constantine Ngara from Zimbabwe
Ph.D. student in Educational & Counseling Psychology & Special Education
"Folktales that inform Shona culture's views of giftedness"

Sara Pinzon from Colombia
Commerce student
"Colombia: Changing the image"

Mathabo Tsepa from Lesotho
Ph.D. student in Education
"Appropriate technologies for African agriculture and indigenous knowledge for environmental concerns"

Wakiko Yoneda from Japan
4th year International Relations student
"How cultural difference plays a role in relationship"

Helen Zhou from China
Commerce student
"Life in Vancouver: A learning process"

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