Success Stories

Thanks to the investment and involvement of our community, Sauder delivers learning experiences that invigorate, generates ideas that enlighten, and builds partnerships that inspire. Explore some of the examples of what we are achieving together.

Gordon KeepGordon Keep: a donor inspired by Indigenous entrepreneurship

When Gordon Keep attended the 25th anniversary of the UBC MBA Class of '83, he — along with his former classmates — was determined to give back to the UBC Sauder School of Business.

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Jenna ForbesCh'nook's Aboriginal Management Program a career boost for Alumna

For nearly a decade Jennifer Forbes was a Senior Justice Advisor at a not-for-profit organization that provides traditional, indigenous and alternative approaches to justice issues within Metro-Vancouver.

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GoldcorpGoldcorp funding enables Indigenous business talent to thrive at UBC Sauder

Financial gifts, such as the one provided by Goldcorp, help create a more level playing field that allows community members to transcend socio-economic barriers.

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Sheila and LexiInvesting in tomorrow’s leaders

Scholarship brings BCom student closer to pursuing a career in Business Technology Management

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Values Based Education

Donors are not just creating programs, awards and new research opportunities. Their input actually helps to shape the culture at the school.

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Paying it Forward

The alumni base in Hong Kong has so much reach. Basically, for any sort of business, we can find someone who is either in it or has been in it. It’s a six-degrees-of-separation type of place.

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Strength in Adversity

Lauren didn’t leave living until later— she didn’t want to be defined by her illness. Having hope, staying positive, and even doing some independent travel was key.

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Common Roots

Thanks to the Leith Wheeler scholarship, the power of education is something I will share with my community. The experience I had in the Ch’nook Aboriginal Management Program will not only benefit me, it will also impact those who I help in my everyday work.

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Big Data Future

Andy’s funding helped me to establish the evaluation process for the rankings presented in the (airport efficiency) report, which has now gained solid traction and is regarded as a top resource around the world.

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