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KATHY MA

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To learn more about my background, experiences, and skills, feel free to browse my LinkedIn and this website! 

 

EDUCATION

2015 - 2019

BSC. FOOD, NUTRITION & HEALTH

My degree focused on food systems, food insecurity, food system sustainability, public health, international nutrition, and asset-based community development practices. Collaboration in the form of group projects whether hypothetical or in the community, were an integral part of being a student in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems.

 

CURRENT INVOLVEMENT

August 2019 - Present

PROGRAM ASSISTANT,
ARTS CO-OP PROGRAM

Supports the daily operations of the Arts Co-operative Education Program which serves approximately 750 undergraduate and 200 graduate students in Arts, and approximately 3000 local, national, and international employers from all sectors of the economy. The position provides support for the Senior Program Assistant, is involved with the administrative functions of the program, and is expected to provide routine information to the Program's internal and external stakeholders, particularly students, employers, faculty, parents, and other co-op programs.

October 2019 - Present

MENTOR,

LFS TRI-MENTORING PROGRAM

(Volunteer) 

Mentoring a junior and senior LFS student providing insight to personal and professional development opportunities students may wish to engage in during their undergraduate studies. Being an open and accessible mentor, providing the triad diverse opportunities to meet and discuss during the year.

November 2019 - Present

BROAD-BASED ADMISSIONS ALUMNI READER, UBC

(Volunteer)
Read the Personal Profiles of applicants from different cultural backgrounds and experiences, all genders, ages and interest using a holistic comparison-based admissions model based on equity, diversity and inclusion for admittance into UBC. Adhere to the assessment guide, UBC EDI policies along with mitigating unconscious bias when reading profiles while managing the profiles assigned each week is key.

October 2019 - Present

PRESIDENT,

UBC YOGA CLUB

(Volunteer)
Oversee the clubs mission and vision. Coordinates all of the yoga class schedules, teacher and exec hiring along with creating necessary resources for club executives to succeed in their roles. Oversees a $20,000+ budget aimed to provide sustainable, affordable and accessible yoga classes and teaching opportunities

 

AWARDS & HONOURS

NSERC UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH AWARD ($7084)

May 2018

UBC ENTRANCE AWARD ($5000)

September 2015

CHANCELLOR'S SCHOLAR AWARD

September 2015

BC PASSPORT TO EDUCATION ($1000)

June 2015

BC PROVINCIAL EXAMINATIONS SCHOLARSHIP ($1000)

June 2015

CALDER-GIACCHINI MEMORIAL AWARD ($1500)

June 2015

DISTRICT/AUTHORITY SCHOLARSHIP ($1000)

June 2015

RICK HANSEN COUNSELLING SCHOLARSHIP ($500)

June 2015

SCHULICH LEADER NOMINEE

June 2015

OUTSTANDING CITIZENSHIP AWARD

June 2015

 
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