Rotimi Ojo, BA’20

Rotimi currently resides in Toronto, Ontario, where he is working as a Market Development Representative for DocuSign. Here he shares his story of graduating university amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and moving towards the workforce with confidence.

Si Jia Wen, BCom’18

Si Jia resides in London, UK, where she works for Revolut in strategic finance. Learn how she navigated the changes involved in relocating to a new country for work.

afterwords: Sonja Nordman

Launching in celebration of UBC Okanagan’s 15th anniversary in 2020, alumni UBC’s afterwords is a digital conversation series that shares the stories of some of UBC Okanagan’s extraordinary alumni in 15 questions.

Annie Wang, BSc’17

This article was originally featured by the Faculty of Forestry’s Asian Forest Research Centre. To access the original article, click here. In the award-winning book “The Faraway Nearby”, Rebecca Solnit reminds us that we’re all made of stories, and to love someone is to tell yourself their stories. “What’s your story? It’s all in the… Read more

Ivy Hui, BCom’18

Ivy Hui

Ivy Hui, BCom’18 currently lives in Hong Kong and works as a Marketing Management Trainee for Unilever. Ivy describes her experience moving to Hong Kong and navigating the change from academia to the corporate field. Tell us about your role  As a Marketing Management Trainee, I am responsible for managing brands in different categories. These… Read more

Looking Back: Alumni to Alumni

This past spring, we launched a new social media program called Alumni to Alumni. Each week, we posted questions sent in by current students and recent graduates on our alumni UBC social media channels (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn). We then invited alumni like you to provide advice in the comments below each post. The… Read more

Thunderbird Alumni Profile: Haley Camero, BA ’13

Name: Haley Cameron Degree & Year: Bachelor of Arts 2013 (Major in English Literature; Minor in Art History) T-Bird Sport: Golf 2009-13 Current Profession/Employer: Senior Editorial Manager at Quietly Media Inc (content marketing agency)

Tony Yang, BSc’08, PhD‘16

Tony Yang, BSc’08, PhD’16 resides in Vancouver, British Columbia, and works as a Translational Research Program Manager at UBC and Providence Health Care (PHC). Dr. Yang shares his experience providing mentorship through his own non-profit and the diverse skillsets he has gained throughout his career. Tell us about your role I am building and managing… Read more

Danielle Bicknell, BA’08

Danielle (Dani) Bicknell, BA’08 currently resides in Oakland, California. Dani works as a Program Manager at SecondMuse, a social impact consulting firm. Dani shares how she is driven by her passion and how to navigate these current times. Tell us about your role I work as a Program Manager for SecondMuse, a global social impact… Read more

Sharon Shamuyarira, BCom’19

Sharon Shamuyarira currently works as a Consultant at IBM, her first role since graduating in 2019. Sharon shares how her work is helping other organizations transition into the future. She also shares techniques she uses to address career ambiguity. Tell us about your role I work as a Consultant in the Talent and Transformation Practice…. Read more

Hassan Bhatti, BSc’16

Hassan Bhatti completed his Bachelor of Science in 2016, double majoring in Physics and Economics. Hassan has forged his own career pathway, working in many different roles and sectors ranging from engineering to consulting. Recently, Hassan has co-founded his own company, CryptoNumerics, which focuses on ensuring data privacy is preserved. Hassan is also a member… Read more