New directors appointed to Academic Leadership Development Program (ALDP)

20 June, 2022

A message from Moura Quayle, Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President, Academic Affairs and Adam Charania, Associate Vice-President, Human Resources (Strategic Advisory Partnerships)

As co-sponsors of UBC’s Academic Leadership Development Program (ALDP), we are very pleased to announce the appointments of the new Program Director and Academic Co-Directors.

On June 27, 2022, Dr. Maryam Nabavi will begin her appointment as the ALDP Program Director. Maryam is a first-generation Iranian settler who lives in the borderlands of identity and belonging. She brings 15+ years of experience in collaborative and strategic change processes toward building organizational capacity for leaders. Since 2017, Maryam has worked with the Equity & Inclusion Office as a Staff and Faculty Strategist, where she has successfully shepherded numerous initiatives situated at the nexus of staff and faculty development, leadership and equity. Some highlights of her work include the development of the Equity and Inclusion Scholars program; IBPOC Connections: Staff and Faculty; and, most recently, serving as Chair of the staff committee of the Anti-racism and Inclusive Excellence Taskforce.

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