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Cancelled: Conversations With Changemakers: Johnna Sparrow-Crawford

Cancellation Message

At the Conversations with Changemakers series, we look forward to bringing students together with inspirational leaders who share their experience, passion, and vision.

We have been closely monitoring and evaluating the situation around COVID-19 to ensure we are taking the necessary measures to protect the health and well-being of people on campus. Although there are no known cases on our campus or the UBC campus, we are wanting to stay proactive and always take preventative action.

In alignment with the best practices laid out by the Public Health Agency of Canada and BC Centre for Disease Control, we are cancelling non-essential activities and non-academic events, including the Conversations with Changemakers series

While we are disappointed that we will not be together for this event, we are excited to host many events in the future. We are hoping to reschedule this event for the fall and will notify all registrants if a date is confirmed.

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Johnna Sparrow-Crawford is a member of the Musqueam Indian Band and was the lead Four Host First Nations Musqueam representative for the 2010 Olympic Games. Johnna is now ensuring the future economic development of First Nations peoples in her role as Aboriginal Relations Advisor at Aquilini Construction and Development.

Date: Monday, March 23, 2020
Time: 12:00 noon
Location: Epiphany at UBC, 6030 Chancellor Boulevard
Cost: Free

If you are interested in attending, please register via Eventbrite or email Gabriel Pillay ([email protected]) for registration details.

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The Conversations with Changemakers series brings students together with inspirational leaders who share their experience, passion, and vision. The series build on our mission to educate lifelong learners who are prepared to take on the intellectual, professional, and social challenges of our times. 

Johnna Sparrow-Crawford

As a member of the Musqueam Indian Band, Johna Sparrow-Crawford has a long standing career in a variety of areas within and outside of her community, with a specific interest in the development and growth of Aboriginal communities.

Johnna has participated at almost every level within the Musqueam Indian Band, from community service, to serving on Chief and Council for three terms, as well as being the lead Four Host First Nations 2010 Olympics Games Representative for Musqueam.

Following the Olympic Games, Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh, her interest in community development became a passion and Johnna is now looking to ensure the future economic development of First Nations peoples in her role as Aboriginal Relations Advisor at Aquilini Construction and Development.

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