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Participants will receive adobe connect link to join webinar and dial-in number with registration confirmation email.

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Upcoming Webinar


Advocacy Strategies for Student Leaders: Navigating Governance Structures and Moving Ideas into Action

Overview

This webinar will focus on the role of student advocacy and student-led initiatives in catalyzing change in the post-secondary environment. Participants will gain insights on how to understand and navigate governance structures, identify and build partnerships, align initiatives with institutional priorities, and develop their ideas into action plans to make an impact on student mental health and wellbeing on their campus. The webinar will consist of a presentation outlining key considerations and strategies, along with case study examples from UBC and an open Q&A discussion among participants. We invite you to share your priorities and questions when you register to enable the presenters to prepare content and select case studies that best fit the needs of participants.

Co-Presenters

Mona Maleki: Mona is in her final year of study at UBC and is currently the co-chair of UBC’s Student Senate Caucus, Chair of the UBC Mental Health Network, and Chair of UBC Vancouver’s Senate Ad-Hoc Committee on Student Mental Health and Wellbeing.

Kiran Mahal: Kiran is a recent graduate of UBC, where she served as the Vice President Academic and University Affairs for the Alama Mater Society (AMS) and two terms as a Student Senator. Kiran currently works at UBC in the VP Students portfolio.

Kiran and Mona have both served as past Presidents of the UBC Science Undergraduate Society, and in their two terms as Student Senators led the establishment of the UBC Vancouver Senate Ad-Hoc Committee on Student Mental Health and Wellbeing.


Registration

Registration is required for this free webinar.

Please select a general admission ticket above and complete the short registration form.

Participating in the Webinar

This event is a live webinar that will be delivered using the Adobe Connect online meeting space for viewing the powerpoint slides, chat box etc and toll-free teleconference line for audio.

Anyone who lives in the lower mainland is also welcome to join us at the CMHA BC office downtown Vancouver to participate in the webinar. Our address is 1111 Melville Street and we are in suite 1200 on the 12th floor. Please aim to arrive at 4:50pm.


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