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02

May

2016

UBC MCF Scholar – Sharon Shamuyaira earns 3rd Place at Chapman Story Awards

The Chapman Story Award is an annual story competition open to current and recent participants of the Trek and Reading Week programs. The award recognizes students who have demonstrated meaningful learning and contribution to our local community.  Read Sharon’s winning  story here…


20

Apr

2016

“Does the weaker sex really have the upper hand?”

UBC MCF Alumna, Maureen Gitata, was one of four panelists on the Kenyan Television Show, Victoria’s Lounge. The topic was representative of International Women’s Day and asked the question “Does the weaker sex really have the upper hand?”  - Check it out here… http://ntv.nation.co.ke/shows/-/2720276/3092996/-/10dc6vi/-/index.html


25

Nov

2015

Educating the Next Generation of African Leaders at UBC

“My year at UBC has defined me and transformed my way of thinking,” says Jonathan Abagre, a scholarship student from Ghana. Abagre and classmate Patrice Meteunou, from Cameroon, are the first two graduates of UBC’s MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program, a 10-year global initiative aiming to educate the next generation of African leaders. Read more here…