The GRSJ Undergraduate Student Association is hosting their annual career panel, What to do with your GRSJ Major/Minor? We’ll hear from 3 alumni panelists on how GRSJ influenced their careers and lives.
Tuesday, November 10
Jack Bell Building, Room 028
Lunch provided with RSVP online:
Dr. Janice Stewart & Dr. Kim Snowden
Anoushka Ratnarajah (Major, 2010) is a queer, mixed race femme, and a multi-discplinary and transnational artist and organizer currently living on Coast Salish Territory, and working between Vancouver and New York. Anoushka received her MA in Arts Politics from NYU, and has worked as a producer, performer, writer and arts organizer with cultural and arts organizations in Vancouver, Montreal and New York. Her most recent creative projects include “Capital, Alice!”, a collaboratively devised anti-capitalist Alice in Wonderland musical, and “Toasted Marshmallows” a documentary film and community building project exploring what it means to be a mixed-race woman in North America today. She’s currently working on completing a collection of poems and a one woman show.
Arielle Spence (Minor, 2015) is an aspiring writer, arts administrator and activist who graduated with an Honours in English and a Minor in GRSJ in the spring of 2015. Arielle currently works for the Vancouver Writers Fest, the UBC Players Club Centennial Committee and Room Magazine, a feminist literary journal. She identifies as bisexual and genderqueer, and has some complicated feelings about her hometown, Vernon (unceded Okanagan territory).
Isabel Krupp (Major, 2012) Since graduating from UBC in 2012, Isabel has been involved in youth-driven activism and community-building. She has facilitation and programming experience in the fields of HIV and sexual health, LGBTQ2SA empowerment, consent and sexual assault, and public legal education. Currently, she’s the Peer Education Coordinator at YouthCO. For someone who loves talking about sex and sexuality as much as Isabel does, this role is a perfect fit.