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January 21 Events: Professional Conference+MAHAL exhibit

Mahal 2 Poster
The UBC Kababayan Filipino Students’ Association,
the UBC Philippine Studies Series,
and the Liu Institue for Global Issues

 

present

 

The 2012 PROFESSIONALS CONFERENCE
and the art exhibit, MAHAL: Filipino/a Explorations Across Borders

Registration starts at 10:45 AM, January 21, 2012,
Multipurpose Room, UBC Liu Institute for Global Issues
The conference seeks to provide networking opportunities for university/college students by connecting them with industry professionals within the Filipino community in Canada. The event will provide a chance to meet and listen to Filipinos’ success stories and the newly graduates’ struggles in their search for opportunities in the professional field.

 

Main Speaker:

Crisanta Sampang, former nanny, filmmaker, and author of best-seller, “Maid In Singapore: The Serious, Quirky and Sometimes Absurd Life of a Domestic Worker”

 

Panelists:
  • Ed Nicolas, Professional Engineer, Contractor, Certified Home Inspector
  • May Farrales, recently completed her MA, and now a PhD Student, at the UBC Department of Geography
  • Mel Cruz, Certified General Accountant, Founding member of Association of Filipino General Accountants BC, 2011 President AFGA BC
  • Kaiser Esquillo, UBC Food, Health, and Nutrition graduate
  • Lawrence Santiago, UBC PhD Student, Department of Geography, Trudeau Scholar
  • Dr. Leonora Angeles, Associate Professor, UBC School of Community and Regional Planning and the Women’s and Gender Studies Undergraduate Program
  • Patrick Cruz, Emily Carr University Fine Arts Graduate, multi-disciplinary visual artist

 

The Professional Conference will be followed by the second installation of a multi-media art exhibit, MAHAL: Filipino/a Explorations Across Borders, which features works by Filipino-Canadian artists.

 

Freebies and snacks will be provided. There will also be a donation box for the victims of Typhoon Sendong which hit Southern Philippines last December.

 

To RSVP, or for inquiries, please email  ubckababayan@gmail.com or ubc.pss@gmail.com, or check the Facebook event page.

 

 

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