Leadership Team

Silvia D’addario, PhD

Director

Campus: UBC Vancouver
Team: Strategic Partnerships & Capacity Building

Silvia has over ten years of progressive experience in leadership roles in the post-secondary sector, holding roles focused on advancing equity, diversity, global citizenship education and community inclusion.

Arig al Shaibah, Ph.D.

Associate Vice-President, Equity and Inclusion

Campus: UBC Vancouver
Team: Leadership

Dr. Arig al Shaibah has broad and deep experiences advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) in community and in higher education, where she has worked to action commitments to addressing systemic inequities, promoting intercultural dialogue, and fostering accessible, inclusive, and dignified learning and working spaces where campus community members can thrive.

Elsie Achugbue

Director, Institutional Initiatives
Campus: UBC Vancouver
Team: Leadership, Planning & Evaluation

Elsie provides strategic planning, monitoring, and evaluation support for EIO initiatives to enhance utility and accessibility, build capacity, and facilitate collective learning.