Our Team

Dorothy Settles (she/her)

Co-Founder & Executive Director

Dorothy’s work focuses on social movements, climate change, and conflict across Turtle Island and Southeast Asia…

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El-Esha Okyere (she/her)

People and Culture Director

El-esha is from Accra, Ghana and moved to Vancouver, Canada to attend UBC. She is currently completing her B.A. in…

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Osama Alshantti (he/him)

Newsletter Director

Osama graduated from the University of British Columbia in 2021 with a B.A. in Political Science. His main research interests include…

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Esmé Graziani (she/her)

Editor in Chief

Esmé currently lives in San Francisco but recently graduated from UBC with a degree in International Relations and Middle East Studies…

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Adelle Claussen (she/her)

Marketing Director

Adelle Claussen is a third-year International Relations student at UBC. Originally she is Indonesian-American, but she grew up…

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Millie Harron (she/her)

Development Director

Millie is originally from England, but moved to Canada when she was six and is now living in the Okanagan…

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Lilly Callender (she/her)


Lilly graduated from UBC with an International Relations and Economics degree. She grew up in rural Ontario…

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Managing Editors


Carla Rizk (she/her)

Hannah Frederiks (she/her)

Senior Writers

Luiza Teixeira (she/her)

Lara Yacoub (she/her)

Danica Torrens (she/her)

Jonathan Chan (he/him)

Jeanine Tajeddine (she/her)

Solomon Johnson (he/him)

Staff Writers

Tatheer Tariq (she/her)

Mikael Borres (he/him)

Alex Senchyna (she/they)

Light Naing (he/they)

Yulina Goto (she/her)

Henry Stevens (he/him)

Rose Solovitch (she/her)

Helen Guan (she/her)

Maya Edwards (she/her)

Social Media and Marketing

Timothy Chiu (he/him)

Vehra Rupasinghe (she/her)

Graphic Designers