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UNB alumnae #ChooseToChallenge

On International Women's Day, March 8, 2021, we celebrate all women, including these 10 incredible UNB alumnae who are changemakers and disruptors, and who #ChooseToChallenge. Learn more about the 10 UNB alumnae we featured.

Returning to New Brunswick to propel entrepreneurs to great heights

Kathryn Lockhart (BPhil’04) has an MBA from Harvard Business School and has worked around the world - from Toronto to Munich to St. John’s – but feels that coming back home to New Brunswick is where she can make the biggest impact. Read Kathryn's story.

From hardware to software: proof that skills are transferrable

UNB alumna Lan Liu (MScEE’03) shares the story of her career from designing integrated circuits to becoming the Program Manager in the Department of Municipal Affairs and Housing for the Government of Nova Scotia. Read more

Changemakers: Canada faces serious challenges, but these leaders show that solutions are possible

UNB young alumnus Sam Poirier (BScME’19, MTME’19) was recently recognized as a national changemaker by the Globe and Mail. Read more

A flavourful journey for Christina Jeffrey

Alumna Christina Jeffrey (BBA’96) took a journey from Bell Aliant marketing to opening her own bakery. And her road wasn’t in a straight line. Read more

Community fuels great projects and even greater dreams

Thandiwe McCarthy (BRSS’20) is a writer, spoken word poet and seventh generation Black Canadian. He says success is about surrounding yourself with good people who can fuel your dreams. Read his story

Education is the first step toward doing better

Olive Ozoemena (MBA’16) is the manager of newcomer programing at the YMCA of Greater Saint John, and believes that the first step to dealing with our unconscious biases and recognizing our privileges is through education. Read her story

Volunteer spotlight: Travis Bergin

After graduating, Bergin continued to stay up to date on all the exciting academic and athletic happenings at UNB, and it wasn’t long before he joined the Associated Alumni council. Bergin has since volunteered a great deal of time and enthusiasm to supporting and celebrating members of the UNB community alongside his fellow councillors. Read more