What Happens Next is a series of stories by the USC Executives about a time in their lives they thought was a failure, that turned out to be an opportunity to learn and grow. The stories show how our unique experiences shape who we are, and how leadership and success can be achieved in unconventional ways.
Posts by Jessica Look:
Cam Wong is many things. She is an avid tea drinker, a lover of the outdoors, an accomplished figure skater, and a craft beer enthusiast. As a colleague, Cam is one of the hardest workers I know. She is often the first one in the office and the last to leave. Her work calendar is […]
With an undergraduate degree in engineering, Megan Town is not an obvious student advocate. Though she has no formal background in government relations, she demonstrates her knowledge and expertise with ease. Megan consistently surprises me and our colleagues with her understanding of the Canadian and Ontario legislative processes. As the Vice President of Education at […]
Julia Pereira has wasted no time getting to work and furthering the advocacy priorities of students under her leadership as OUSA President. Julia has done an exemplary job leading a provincial advocacy organization virtually. She has reviewed OUSA’s student consultation process, conducted a virtual lobby week, and attended countless conferences and interviews on behalf of […]
Having spent most of my time as a student union executive online, Kristin Smith and I have never met in person, though we work together almost daily. Leading a federal advocacy organization virtually has been no easy feat. Between scheduling a national lobby week, meeting with decision-makers, and working to formalize this loose coalition of […]