alumNIGHTS: Leadership Lessons

In December 2019, alumni UBC launched a year-long series that will connect and engage alumni around the theme of leadership. The series kicked off in Vancouver with an evening where UBC alumni gathered to network and learn from high-profile industry leaders.

The evening began with a panel discussion where the leaders shared some of their learning and advice, as well as challenges they’ve faced in their career journeys. Following the program, attendees had the opportunity to meet the panelists and local alumni in an open networking environment over food and refreshments. Attendees - recent grads and well-established alumni alike - walked away feeling inspired, keen to develop their own leadership skills and pave their own paths to leadership.


Shelina Esmail, BA'93 - Partner, PFM Executive Search; alumni UBC board member


Robin Gill, BA'93 - Global National BC Correspondent & Weekend Anchor


Zack Eberwein, BASc'17 - Chief Executive Officer, Stoko
Carmen Lee, BA'01 - Associate Director and Global Workday Alliance Marketing Lead, Deloitte
Ryan Spong, BA'99 - Co-Founder and CEO, Foodee; Co-Founder and Owner, Tacofino
Marsha Walden, BCom'80 - President and CEO, Destination British Columbia

Recorded December 4, 2019, at the Roundhouse Community Centre in Vancouver, BC.