2017 Alumni

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Damineh Akhavan

Damineh Akhavan

Janelle Breese Biagioni

Damineh is the Senior and Designate Engineer at Viking Air Limited, an aviation and aerospace based in West Vancouver, B.C. Her education consists of a Bachelors in Science and Engineering and an MBA (UVIC).

Janelle is Founder & Chair at Constable Gerald Breese for Traumatic Life Losses. She is dedicated to the development of sustainable employment programs for survivors of brain injury.

Nathan Cartwright

Jennifer Chown

Nathan Cartwright

Jennifer Chown

An experienced senior accountant with a history of working in the individual and family services industry. Nathan is currently Manager of Payroll & Accounting at UVIC Student's Society.


Jennifer is transit supervisor at BC Transit. She also takes part in the growth of an ultimate frisbee revolution that has grown in popularity in the Beacon Hill area.

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Carina Foran

Gina Dolinksy

Carina Foran

Gina is working on supporting the development of housing for the homeless in Victoria, she is also part of the funding to develop the Housing First Model for chronically homeless people. She works as an administrative coordinator at Capital Regional District (CRD).


Carina manages the Good Food Box program through the Fernwood NRG, a non-profit alternative fruit, and vegetable distribution system to southern Vancouver Island. Her official role is Administrative Events Coordinator.

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Ximena Londono

Ashley Mckay

Ximena designs programs promoting healthy lifestyles and ethnocultural diversity targeted for young children in schools. Her position at BC Francophone Immigration Program is as Immigrant Settlement Facilitator.

Ashley is administrative assistant to the adviser to the provost of Equity & Diversity at UVIC. Her work focuses on the details of orientation events for new Academic Leaders, faculty, and librarians.

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Breanna Merrigan

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Breanna is a Project Assessment Officer at the BC Environmental Assessment office. She measures the thoroughness of potential, environmental, economic, social, heritage and health effects that may occur during the lifetime of a project in BC.

With 10+ years of experience at international education & post-secondary institutions in Canada, Maria specializes in program development, research, data analysis, admissions and building partnerships. She is currently Clerk of Graduate admissions at UVIC.

John Sherratt

Wendy Stone

John works as the manager of Supporting Housing at Our Place Society. Notably, in 3-weeks, he moved 38 homeless people into a bed transitional home from a tent city. He strives to build long-term homes and support for clientele through initial shelter visits.

Wendy works as a Program Coordinator at the Victoria Cool Aid Society. She also facilitates an annual coat drive that collects, sorts and sets up a giveaway of donated items to those in need in our community.


Amber Woodworth


As assistant manager of client services at Garth Homer Society, Amber is also an active community volunteer. She has led a fundraising campaign to provide Christmas food hampers to families in need.



Congratulations 2017 Grads! We wish you all the best with your future learning endeavours.


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