Tashia Kootenayoo with Claiming Spaces: Student Advocacy
From UNBC on October 13th, 2020
Student advocacy is an excellent starting point for youth interested in starting their leadership journey. Tashia Kootenayoo, the Vice-President Internal for UBC Students’ Union Okanagan, shares advice on how to take the first steps towards student leadership, creating a student campaign platform, and dealing with setbacks.
Claiming Spaces is a collaborative project between Inspiring Women Among Us (at the University of British Columbia), the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Toward Parity in Municipal Politics program and the City of Prince George. Aiming to engage and support youth from marginalized groups to enter leadership positions, Claiming Spaces provides publicly accessible resources and videos sharing experiences and insights from inspiring Canadian leaders.
Explore more insightful videos, discover resources, and find mentorship opportunities at our website: https://iwau.ca/claimingspaces