Making cities equitable and inclusive

As cities swell with ever-expanding and diverse populations, social and economic problems are accompanying that growth. From urban design to democratizing civic planning, how can cities ensure that all citizens have equitable access to services and a better quality of life, strengthen connections, and develop a sense of belonging? Find out what can be done in this moderated webinar featuring four experts who discuss how to address these pressing issues and why they are so important.

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Dr. Laila Ferreira, PhD’11 (she/her/hers) – Assistant Professor of Teaching, UBC School of Journalism, Writing and Media


  • Dr. Jennifer Baumbusch, BSN’96, PhD’08 (she/her/hers) – Professor, CIHR Chair in Sex and Gender Science, UBC School of Nursing
  • Oludolapo Makinde, LLM’19 (she/her/hers) – Doctoral Candidate, Peter A. Allard School of Law and Liu Scholar at the UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs
  • Kamala Todd, BA’94, MA’99 (she/her/hers) – Adjunct Professor, School of Community and Regional Planning, UBC Faculty of Applied Science, Adjunct Professor, Urban Studies Program, Simon Fraser University and Director of Indigenous City Media
  • Stella Zhou, BA’17, MCRP’19 (she/her/hers) – Agency Associate, STEPS Public Art and Research Associate, Monument Lab

Recorded September 28, 2022.