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March 2, 2020
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Events: Mar 2 to 8

This week, attend an animal welfare conference, indulge in free cake, and take part in an International Women’s Day gala. 

Engage 4 Change

Why you should go

Learn how business skills can be applied to make change in your community. 


At this catered networking event, you will find out how different aspects of business can be used to effect change. There will also be a variety of social enterprises, entrepreneurs, corporations, and nonprofits at the event to share what their impact is in their communities. This event will give you the chance to network and explore how your own business and consulting skills can create change. More info.

  • When: Mon, Mar 2 | 5:00 - 9:00 pm 

  • Price: Free

  • Where: Cecil Green Park House


Distinguished Speaker Series: Early Career Transitions among STEM Majors: Does Gender Matter? - Sharon Sassler

Why you should go

Learn about the impact gender has on STEM careers.


As part of the The Distinguished Speaker Series, Sharon Sassler discusses the findings of her paper on the relationship between gender and STEM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Math) majors/careers. She provides a unique perspective on the differences between males and females upon graduating with STEM majors and eventually entering the workforce. She also touches upon the millennial generation’s view on the importance of work-life balance and how it shapes their commitment to the STEM work force. 

  • When: Tue, Mar 3 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

  • Price: Free

  • Where: ANSO Building, Room 2107 

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UBC HOPE: Free Cake Day

Why you should go

Enjoy a free piece of cake thanks to UBC HOPE—who doesn’t want free food?


One of UBC HOPE’s most popular events is back for another year! Come by the Nest for a choice of vanilla or chocolate buttercream cake. You will also have the opportunity to learn more about UBC HOPE and their upcoming events and initiatives. Make sure to swing by early to guarantee a piece, as they are bound to run out. 

  • When: Wed, Mar 4 | 10:30 am - 3:00 pm 

  • Price: Free

  • Where: AMS Nest, First Floor 

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International Women's Day at MOA

Why you should go

Celebrate what it means to be a woman with women from various cultures. 


This year’s International Women’s Day at MOA is a unique intergenerational and intercultural celebration of women supporting women. Through the voices of women from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds, the event explores what it means to be a woman. This special night features dance, rap, song, poetry, improvisation, and powerful words by Vancouver’s emerging and established women artists. This event highlights the diversity, strength and experiences that are told through the power of art. 

  • When: Thu, Mar 5 | 7:00 - 9:00 pm 

  • Price: Free

  • Where: Museum of Anthropology

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UBC PAW Animal Conference 2020

Why you should go

Dive deep into the unique relationship you have with your pets and other animals.


The UBC Pre-Vet and Animal Welfare club is hosting their 4th annual UBC PAW Animal Welfare Conference. This year's theme will revolve around companion animal welfare and the dynamic relationship between humans and animals. The conference brought out Dr. Clive Wynne from Arizona State University, founder of the Canine Science Collaboratory to speak about his experience with animal welfare. The conference will be a great opportunity to further your network within the animal welfare community. A light lunch will be included. More info.

  • When: Fri, Mar 6 | 12:30 - 4:30 pm 

  • Price: $10

  • Where: AMS Nest, GSS Loft 4F

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