People of UBC

UBC’s unique personality comes from the people that study, teach, work, and live in its community. Every individual contributes to what sets us apart. In this series, we invite you to meet the people of UBC.

Arielle Lynn

Student, UBC Sauder School of Business, Bachelor of Commerce program with finance specialization

Portfolio Management Foundation fund manager, student ambassador and Storm the Wall enthusiast. Can be found exploring Vancouver, doing bunny yoga, eating Rain or Shine ice cream or talking about the stock market.

Connections to UBC

Published: September 2019


Amelia Pitt-Brooke

Amelia Pitt-Brooke

Communications and Community Engagement Officer, Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science

Connects people and ideas. Explores intersections of science, equity and diversity, and the arts. Coffee fan.

Connections to UBC

Published: April 2020

Annalijn Conklin

Annalijn Conklin

Assistant Professor, Collaboration for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE), Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Social epidemiologist passionate about women's health and empowerment. Love cats, reggae and martial arts.

Connections to UBC

Published: April 2020

Fred Lee

Fred Lee

Director, Alumni Engagement, alumni UBC

Vanhattan’s “Man About Town”, covering all the happening events. Tireless volunteer. Mentor. Community builder.

Connections to UBC

Published: April 2020


Giulia Rossi

Giulia Rossi

Student, Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science, UBC Okanagan

Third-culture kid. Martial artist. Passionate about student-led initiatives and multidisciplinary collaborations.

Connections to UBC

Published: April 2020

Rohina Dass

Rohina Dass

Student, International Relations, Faculty of Arts

Creative thinker and maker. On a quest for social justice. Will dance wherever there is music.

Connections to UBC

Published: April 2020

Aisha Ravindran

Aisha Ravindran

Senior Instructor, Department of English and Cultural Studies, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, UBC Okanagan

Global traveller. Passionate about forging interdisciplinary bridges. Loves poetry and the Okanagan seasons.

Connections to UBC

Published: March 2020


Braeden Ortt

Braeden Ortt

Student, Chemistry, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences

Chemistry enthusiast. Professional motorcycle racer at speeds of over 250 km/h. Addicted to adrenaline.

Connections to UBC

Published: March 2020

Lauren Casey

Lauren Casey

Manager, Indigenous Initiatives, UBC Sauder School of Business

First Nations; Haida nation. Traditional name is llaanaay, or ‘beloved friend’. Passionate about Indigenous rights.

Connections to UBC

Published: March 2020

Mark Cembrowski

Mark Cembrowski

Assistant Professor, Cellular and Physiological Sciences, Faculty of Medicine

Interested in the neuroscience of memory. Yoga teacher. Likes handstands and calisthenics.

Connections to UBC

Published: March 2020