Making cities equitable and inclusive
As cities swell with ever-expanding and diverse populations, social and economic problems are accompanying that growth. From urban design to democratizing civic planning, how can cities ensure that all citizens have equitable access to services and a better quality of life, strengthen connections, and develop a sense of belonging? Find out what can be done at this moderated webinar featuring four experts who will discuss how to address these pressing issues and why they are so important.
Dr. Laila Ferreira, PhD’11 (she/her/hers) – Assistant Professor of Teaching, UBC School of Journalism, Writing and Media
Dr. Jennifer Baumbusch, BSN’96, PhD’08 (she/her/hers) – Professor, CIHR Chair in Sex and Gender Science, UBC School of Nursing
Oludolapo Makinde, LLM’19 (she/her/hers) – Doctoral Candidate, Peter A. Allard School of Law and Liu Scholar at the UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs
Kamala Todd, BA’94, MA’99 (she/her/hers) – Adjunct Professor, School of Community and Regional Planning, UBC Faculty of Applied Science, Adjunct Professor, Urban Studies Program, Simon Fraser University and Director of Indigenous City Media
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
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Dr. Laila Ferreira, PhD’11
Dr. Laila Ferreira (she/her/hers) is an Assistant Professor of Teaching at the UBC School of Journalism, Writing, and Media. She is a co-researcher on studies addressing the learning experiences of students from marginalized communities. Dr. Ferreira aims to create teaching and learning conditions that empower all students and instructors as collaborators in scholarly knowledge production and exchange.
Dr. Jennifer Baumbusch, BSN’96, PhD’08
Dr. Jennifer Baumbusch (she/her/hers) is a Professor and CIHR Chair in Sex and Gender Science at the University of British Columbia’s School of Nursing. Her research and scholarship focus on enhancing person- and family-centered care for older adults and people with lifelong disabilities. Her work has been published in nursing and gerontology and she is an Associate Editor with the International Journal of Older People Nursing.
Oludolapo Makinde, LLM’19
Oludolapo Makinde (she/her/hers) is a doctoral law candidate at the Peter A. Allard School of Law and a Liu Scholar at the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs. As a UBC Sustainability Scholar in 2019, she wrote a report for policy recommendations to address racism against Black people for the City of Vancouver’s Healthy City Strategy.
Kamala Todd, BA’94, MA’99
Kamala Todd (she/her/hers) is a Métis-Cree mother, community planner, filmmaker, curator, and educator from the lands of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ and Skwxwú7mesh-speaking people (a.k.a. Vancouver). She has a Master’s degree in Urban Geography from UBC, is an adjunct professor at SFU Urban Studies and UBC SCARP, and is the director of Indigenous City Media. She was the City of Vancouver’s first Indigenous Arts and Culture Planner, was the City of Vancouver’s Aboriginal Social Planner, and is a consultant for the City of Vancouver with the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations to support the implementation of UNDRIP.
Stella Zhou, BA’17, MCRP’19
Stella Zhou (she/her) is an urban planner and community animator graduated from the School of Regional and Community Planning (SCARP). She was a UBC Sustainability Scholar in 2019 and wrote a report on inclusive public space for the City of Vancouver. Now living in Toronto, Stella works on creating healthy communities and vibrant public spaces through equitable placemaking processes and community-engaged public art. She constantly reflects upon her own intersectionality and biases, and strives to build meaningful connections with others through their diversity of lived experiences.
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