Makafui Hortense Amouzouvi is a 2020 Vantage One Science program student and Excellence Award Winner. Makafui, who is from Lome, Togo, details her experience receiving the award, her ambitions in the program and at UBC, and her passion for inspiring girls into pursing careers in STEM fields.
What's on your list of things to do during your time as a UBC student? We asked our Vantage student leaders. Some activities will have to wait until we're on campus, while other items can be crossed off the list from wherever you are!
Maryam Begzada moved to Canada from Faryab, Afghanistan in September 2019. As the recipient of the prestigious 2019 Vantage College Excellence Award, Maryam shares with us her experiences in overcoming adversity, advocating for women's rights and what she aspires to achieve in the future.