UBC Applied Science presents the following Anti-Oppression events. Browse each event information page to learn more and to watch the recordings.

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Dialogue Day: Building Your Anti-Oppression Toolbox

This is the second dialogue in response to our community’s desire to develop collective toolboxes for having critical and challenging conversations around race and anti-oppression, and building caring, equitable spaces within our Faculties.


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Black History Month Virtual Museum

Understanding Black history in British Columbia is crucial to understanding the modern Black experience in our province. This virtual museum is intended to critically engage with our province's history and to discuss the Black experience in British Columbia, UBC, and our professions.


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14 Not Forgotten - 2022

We invite you to join us while we remember the women who lost their lives at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal and stand up against gender based violence.


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Anti-Oppression Panel

This event features an array of panelists who discuss how we can manifest Anti-Oppression in the workplace and in our daily lives. Topics include anti-racism, priviledge, power, microaggressions, and more.


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Anti-Racism Speaker Series

The UBC Applied Science Anti-Racism Speaker Series invites Indigenous, Black, and people of colour (IBPOC) to speak about how colonial institutions have impacted the lived experiences of BIPOC communities, ranging from broader oppressive systems (including academia and professional industries) to interpersonal relationships.


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14 Not Forgotten - 2020

December 6, 1989, marks the day an armed man walked into an engineering class at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal and killed 14 women and injured ten more. The annual 14 Not Forgotten ceremony is a chance to remember the women who lost their lives and stand against violence towards women.


National Forum on Anti-Asian Racism

UBC: The National Forum on Anti-Asian Racism

A constellation of community organizers, scholars, and public intellectuals, along with key figures in government, health care, media, journalism, the corporate world and the not-for-profit sector convened for frank discussions about anti-Asian racism in our country with the aim of articulating bold and concrete recommendations


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Black women in the academy

The purpose of this speaker series is to foreground Black voices in fields where Blackness is particularly underrepresented, and provide actionable and measurable strategies to UBC to increase Black representation and Black excellence in these fields. Speakers from Canada and abroad are highlighted.


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Cicely Belle Blain in the Anti-Racism Speaker Series

Cicely Belle is noted for founding Black Lives Matter Vancouver and, they founded Bakau Consulting Inc. in 2018. Since then, the company has grown to serve 1000’s of clients worldwide - their public speaking, equity consulting and literary prowess has impacted people in North America, Europe, Africa, and more.


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Dr. Margaret Moss in the Anti-Racism Speaker Series

Margaret P. Moss, PhD, JD, RN, FAAN, is an enrolled member of the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation, and is also Dakhóta. Dr. Moss is the first and only American Indian to hold both nursing and juris doctorates, and she is currently the Associate Vice President of Equity and Inclusion, Interim at UBC.


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Anthonia Ogundele and family in the Anti-Racism Speaker Series

Anthonia Ogundele is the Founder and Executive Director of Ethos Lab Educational Society. Ethos Lab is a non-profit STEM and culture-focused Innovation Academy for youth ages 13-18 that provides access to emerging technologies, culture, and a community of innovators.


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