International Women’s Day

In honour of International Women’s Day today, we invite you to check out some of the very recent outstanding achievements by our female UBC Sauder students, alumni and faculty, for example:

  • Current BComm students, Kella Chan, Trixie Hernandez and Tessa Yin recently placed first in a North American case competition organized by global consumer goods giant, Unilever
  • Alumna, Cathy Han, Founder and CEO of 42 Technologies who recently secured a spot on Forbes 30 under 30
  • Dr. Carol Liao, Distinguished Scholar with the Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics, who has an op-ed on Feminism and Corporate Social Responsibility in The Globe and Mail today

If you are interested in learning more about International Women’s Day and this year’s campaign #PressforProgress, please visit: where you can view videos and find other information about how to celebrate and take action.

Also be sure to check out the David Lam library collection for books about women in business or leadership roles. Some recently acquired books on this topic include:

-Million dollar women : the essential guide for female entrepreneurs who want to go big / Julia Pimsleur
-New women, new men, new economy : how creativity, openness, diversity and equity are driving prosperity now / Narelle Hooper
-The confidence effect : every woman’s guide to the attitude that attracts success / Grace Killelea
-Earning it : hard-won lessons from trailblazing women at the top of the business world / Joann S. Lublin.
-Walk the talk : women, work, equity, effectiveness / Anjali Hazarika



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