The University of British Columbia (UBC) is pleased to be partnering with The Mastercard Foundation to foster the next generation of African leaders. The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at UBC will provide 171 academically talented young people from Sub-Saharan Africa with access to quality and relevant university education at UBC. After graduating, the scholars will then utilize their learning and experiences to contribute to the economic growth and social transformation of their communities in Africa.
NEWS AND UPCOMING EVENTS
Abigail Okyere- MSCF Alumna is Inspiring a New Wave of Entrepreneurs in Africa through UBC Sauder LIFT Program
“Why can’t we do this in Ghana?”-Abigail Okyere, an MBA Alumna from UBC Sauder School of Business took the initiative of bringing the UBC Sauder LIFT program to her home country to benefit and empower more African entrepreneurs. Led by students, UBC Sauder LIFT is a socially impactful business training program that transcends international borders […]
CONNECTIVITY AND COMPLEXITY IN COMPLEX ADAPTIVE SYSTEMS (CASs) THINKING: A REFLECTION OF MY YUKON JOURNEY
On the 5th – 14th of September 2019, I embarked on a journey worth cherishing for the rest of my life. What appeared to be just another course field trip, a routine part of my academic career as a forestry student became a journey of learning and unlearning of concepts and beliefs, and the discovery of self. […]
Attending COP25 UN Climate Conference in Madrid Spain
I was elated when I received a confirmation mail that I have been awarded a travel grant from the Forestry CBM Graduate Travel Award Fund to attend COP25 UN Climate Conference in Madrid, Spain. Upon arrival and carefully following the negotiation processes to the end, it is sad to note that the U.N Climate conference […]
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