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A picture of Kookai Chaimahawong, smiling, against an orange background.

Young workers are nimble, connected, and redefining employment relationships on their terms.

An artificially intelligent floor-cleaning robot at work on UBC’s Vancouver campus.
Leveraging their uniquely human qualities will give workers the edge in a high-tech future.
A drawing of coins with dollar signs coming out the back of a car as it drives along a street.
A UBC film prof's new documentary offers a glimpse into a dystopian digital economy.
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COVID necessitated a switch to virtual work for millions. How has this affected well-being?

Illustration by Tiffany Zhong

Many organizations, including UBC, are implementing strategies to counter systemic racism.

Billy Lan and Tony Liu, smiling.

Two UBC Sauder grads created a platform to connect hourly workers with hiring managers.

Felicia Chan and Bahar Moussavi, laughing.

Three UBC students launched a non-profit to help neurodiverse youth in computer sciences.

Kookai Chaimahawong, smiling.

The venture capital model is undergoing a radical rethink, thanks to the next generation.

A number of Foodora workers passionately protest on a sidewalk outside of a storefront.

The system has been in need of change for some time, says law professor Bethany Hastie.

Cicely Blain of Bakau Consulting

Three alumni who are business owners shared what this past year has been like for them.