Author: RBS Chair

Interview with Amy Plessis

Tell us about yourself I am currently a third year UBC medical student at the Kelowna site. I was working towards my undergrad in Microbiology at UBC Okanagan campus prior to medical school. I have always had a passion for working with children, I spent my summers throughout high school and undergrad working at a […]

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Interview with Amy Gill, Co-Chair of Fundraising

1. Tell us about yourself. I am currently attending SFU. I will be completing my Bachelor of Science Honors degree in Biomedical Physiology in April 2019. I will be applying to medical school in the near future and I hope to be accepted into the Northern Medical Program offered through UBC. I aspire to specialize […]

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Interview with Rebecca Spouge

Tell us about yourself I am currently a UBC medical student, about to start third year, clerkship, in June. I completed my bachelor’s degree at McGill University in Anatomy and Cell Biology. During my summer breaks I worked in the learning resource department at a Vancouver elementary school solidifying my passion for working with children. […]

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Interview with Kay Fung, FLEX Committee Co-chair

Tell us about yourself. I am currently a family physician working as a locum in the Greater Vancouver area and rural Canada. I have an interest in global health and working with marginalized and underserved populations. How did you become involved in the Reading Bear Society? I have been involved with the Reading Bear Society […]

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Introducing our new Co-chair of Fundraising, Santiago

An introduction of RBS ambassador and co-chair of fundraising Santiago: I am a Biochemistry Major at UBC, currently striving toward a career in Nanopediatrics. I have invested the majority of my life in youth empowerment, primarily through my work at Catching the Spirit Youth Society. With this organization, which delivers leadership camps of environmental stewardship, […]

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Interview with Victoria Kan, Chair of Administration

1. Tell us about yourself I was born and raised in Vancouver, and although I have travelled around the globe, including living for a year in Australia, Vancouver will always be my favourite city. My passion is in the health sciences, and I am particularly interested in health education and promotion. I received my Bachelor […]

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Interview with Katrina Hsu, Director of Communications

Interview with Katrina Hsu, Director of Communications: This month’s blog features Ms. Katrina Hsu, one of the Reading Bear’s most dedicated and inspirational volunteers. Currently a member of the Board of Directors, Katrina first joined the RBS in 2012 as an undergraduate student at Simon Fraser University. With her hard work and leadership qualities, she […]

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