What is BriM (Bridging Milestones)?
Aakankshya is the Youth Programs Coordinator for We and the World Centre. She is a third-year BSc student at the University of Alberta. She is passionate about empowering youths to pursue higher education and civic engagement. She hopes that BriM can facilitate the development of strong mentor and mentee relationships and empower both parties. Shoutout to all the volunteers involved in the program!
Ashwini is a fourth-year Political Science and International Studies student at the University of Alberta. She is the Events Executive for BriM. Apart from BriM, Ashwini is also an equity officer for the University of Alberta Debate Society (UADS). She hopes you have a fulfilling time with BriM and make the most of it!
Nandini is a Masters student completing her thesis on Human Nutrition and Metabolism at the U of A. She is excited to be the External Communications executive for BriM. Beyond BriM, she has been heavily involved on campus in her roles as Director of Mentorship and VP of Events in two campus organizations. She also volunteers on campus to promote community health and well being. While fulfilling these roles, she has ensured to excel academically as well. She is very delighted to be part of BriM and she is looking forward to helping enrich the knowledge base about university life between mentors and mentees!
Swornima is a second year student in the Faculty of Science in University of Alberta. She is one of the two Event Coordinators for BriM and will be responsible for organizing events online and offline for our mentors and mentees. She will also be involved in social media outreach on behalf of BriM. In her spare time she likes learning new languages by watching different series and movies. She’s looking forward to helping plan some great activities for our mentees and mentors!
Jennifer is a first-year student and Schulich Leader at the University of Alberta studying Mathematical Physics in the Faculty of Science. With a passion for giving back and empowering her community, Jennifer strives to build strong and meaningful connections with those around her and is especially excited to join BriM as a mentor. In her spare time, she also enjoys volunteering, travelling, and reading.
Hi I am Scott from Ottawa! I am a secondary education student at Bishop's University with a focus in Social Studies where I am also on the variety rugby team. I am a 2020 TD Scholar for Community Leadership. At my best I am working to make my community a better and more inclusive place for all while empowering youth. Very Excited to be a part of the Team!
My name is Gaurab Acharya and I'm a Nepali-Canadian student, currently in my third year, pursuing a degree in Biomedical Engineering at UBC. I enjoy programming, sports, and hiking in my spare time. I also love learning new things and sharing ideas, so feel free to reach out for a chat.
Hi my name is Sanjeev Kotha and I'm a third year Honors Computing Science student at the University of Alberta from India. In my free time, I play badminton, go on hikes and bike from time to time.
Ademola is a third-year engineering student at the University of Alberta. He is one of the post-secondary mentors for BriM. He is highly passionate about helping others and contributing positively to the community. With volunteering experience spanning several years, Ademola aims to use what he learned to enrich the experiences at BriM. He is honored to be a part of BriM and is looking forward to being a great resource for the mentees!
Hi I am Pallawi, in second-year sciences majoring in Atmospheric Sciences and minoring in Physical Sciences. My interest include space, aviation and dance.
My name is Pyper, and I’m in the Bachelor of Education (Secondary) Program at the University of Alberta, with a major in English and a minor in Social Studies. In addition to being a mentor for Bridging Milestones, I also work as a Technology Coach for Technologies in Education at the U of A.
I am a third year electrical engineering student at the University of Alberta. I am interested in the power engineering field, specifically with renewable energy. Outside of classes, I work with the Engineering Students' Society at the University of Alberta to support underrepresented communities in engineering.