Allow us to introduce the passionate and talented business students who make up our Centennial Ambassador Street Team! Our ambassadors connect with students, alumni, faculty and industry to champion the spirit of the Centennial and share its legacy, impact and future.

  • Alexander

    Alexander Yau is currently a third-year student completing a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting. He is currently VP of Project Finances for Enactus University of Alberta, a social entrepreneurship club that promotes positive change in the community through empowerment. With the upcoming year, he hopes to strive learning new skills on hand to enhance his knowledge in the accounting field. He is enthusiastic, friendly, and eager to meet new people and experiences. Some activities Alex loves to do include: playing video games, watching cartoons, and doing plenty of curling. Alex has worked with Junior Achievement, a non-profit organization that teaches students about entrepreneurship and necessary financial skills in a business setting, as a VP Finance under the High School Company Program and currently as a Company Advisor. Alex is excited to be part of the Street Team and welcome the Alberta School of Business’s Centennial year!

    • Alexandra

      Alexandra Vu is completing her Bachelor of Commerce while studying Accounting, Management Information Systems, and pursuing a Certificate in International Learning. Upon graduation, she plans to pursue her CPA then a PMP designation. Currently, she is the president of the Management Information Systems Club (MISC) and has been previously involved in the Next Generation Leadership Club, JDC West, Alberta Not-for-Profit Case Competition, and others. She is looking forward to being a member of the Centennial Ambassador Street Team and celebrating the incredible opportunities that exist in the School of Business.

      • Bianca

        Bianca Barry is a Bachelor of Commerce student pursuing a Strategic Management and Organization major. She is currently the President of the Business Students’ Association. For this position, Bianca is responsible for the strategic direction of the association, ensuring it offers the best possible events and services, all while managing over forty students volunteers. In addition to her role on the association, Bianca is actively involved in case competitions as she was recently selected to compete in the University of Arizona’s Eller Ethics Case Competition. Away from school, she works for Alberta Women Entrepreneurs as a Client Intake Assistant. Being within the University of Alberta School of Business has been an amazing experience for Bianca and she cannot wait to celebrate the Centennial as an Ambassador!

        • Candace

          Candace Chu is a third year Bachelor of Commerce, Cooperative Education, and Leadership Certificate student majoring in Accounting and Minoring in Strategic Management and Organization. At school, she is currently the Executive Vice President of the University of Alberta Accounting Club, photographer for the Lazy Faire business magazine, and the Campus Ambassador for Ernst and Young. Candace is not only an aspiring business leader, but also a passionate volunteer and award-winning pianist.  Since childhood, she has been channeling her love for music through teaching piano, competing, and playing an active role in the Edmonton arts scene. She has received numerous accolades for her performances, as well as community service. This year, Candace was honoured to be presented the Lou Hyndman Edmonton Glenora Award from the University of Alberta. She is incredibly excited to be a Student Ambassador, and hopes to inspire youth to serve the community with their talents.

          • Divleen

            Divleen is a Human Resource Management major and Marketing minor in fourth year of Bachelor of Commerce, Cooperative Education degree. She believes that education at Alberta School of Business is much more than taking courses, therefore she tends to stay highly involved. This year, she is holding the Co-Chair position for ANPA (Alberta Not-for-Profit Association) and is the President for CESA (Cooperative Education Students Association), amongst having a presence in other student groups, attending conferences and volunteering for various initiatives. She is working part-time externally and she is a returning teaching assistant for MGTSC 312 in the Business faculty. Divleen is truly grateful for all the opportunities available to her through the school and is proud and excited to represent the Alberta School of Business during its Centennial year!

            • Geoff

              Geoff Wong is a Bilingual Bachelor of Commerce, Cooperative Education, and Community Service Learning Certificate student studying Marketing and Management Information Systems. He is currently serving as the Vice-President of Design on the University of Alberta Marketing Association and is an academic team member on the JDC MIS team. In addition to his extra-curriculars, he continues his work as a Student Business Analyst for Clark Builders and occasionally tutors his peers in various subjects. Geoff’s summer internship at Homeward Trust Edmonton fuelled his passion for helping non-profit organizations. He aspires to take his strategic business skills to become a consultant for non-profits and charities in the future. Geoff is also an avid photographer who runs a semi-professional business that offers an array of services, from wedding videography to professional head-shots. He also devotes much of his time to music, particularly singing and playing the guitar, as well as sports, such as biking and running half-marathons.

              • Gwenna

                Gwenna Kadima is in her third year of the Bachelor of Commerce program, working towards a Strategic Management and Organization major and a Finance minor. As a student, her primary focus is on her academic success and she is proud to be a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society. Outside of classes, Gwenna possesses a high degree of extracurricular involvement in various student groups. Currently, she is a competitor on the 2016 Alberta JDC West Entrepreneurship Team. Gwenna is also excited for her upcoming role as VP External Relations for the JDC West Competition to be hosted by the Alberta School of Business in 2017. Looking forward, Gwenna hopes to continue building her knowledge of both organizational strategy and design in her pursuit of a successful career in the management consulting industry. Being an active member of the faculty, she cannot wait to bring awareness to the centennial milestone as a Student Ambassador.

                • Joanne

                  Joanne Bartolome is a marketing Bilingual Bachelor of Commerce student part of the Cooperative Education program. She is currently the Co-President of the Strategic Management and Organization Club and the President of the Club de Commerce Bilingue. Joanne just completed an exchange abroad in EDHEC Lille, France and travelled to 10 different countries during her exchange. Aside from school, Joanne enjoys ultimate Frisbee and rock climbing as past time sports. She is excited to be part of the Centennial Ambassador Street Team and looks forward to the great year ahead.

                  • Kevin

                    Kevin Espenido is a fourth year student at the Alberta School of Business with a major in Marketing and a minor in Retailing & Services. Kevin is no stranger to hosting events and generating excitement. In addition to coordinating several events for the School of Retailing, including its inaugural Thought Leadership Conference, he recently completed an eight month work term with the City of Edmonton’s Corporate Communications branch, promoting files like Downtown Edmonton’s Revitalization, FIFA, and the Blatchford development. He is also Editor-in-Chief of Lazy Faire Magazine, a student-run publication that aims to showcase the experiences of current and past business students. Kevin is excited to work with the rest of the Centennial Team to connect alumni, students, and the global business community with the incredible work taking place in the faculty. The Alberta School of Business has presented him innumerable opportunities and it’s time to give back.

                    • Madison

                      Madison is in the fifth year of her Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in Strategic Management and Organization and minoring in French Language and Literature. Due to her passion for music, she spent the past two years on the executive of the University of Alberta Mixed Chorus in roles such as Tour Manager and Social Convener managing events like their annual tour. Currently, she is a Water Safety Instructor Trainer for the City of Edmonton and a server for the Delta Edmonton South. She greatly values the culture and opportunity for growth within both of these organizations and is excited about what the future holds. Upon graduation, she wants to continue to travel around the world to expand her passion for diversity in language. Madison has already enjoyed the opportunities she has had as a Student Ambassador and looks forward to the rest of the year.

                      • Nuha

                        Nuha Soliman is in her final year at the Alberta School of Business, majoring in Human Resources Management. Nuha has a strong passion for Entrepreneurship and is currently a Project Manager for ENACTUS. She also believes in community involvement and is the current Director of Grants and Trusts for TeamUp Science, as well as the Director of Events for Islamic Relief at the University of Alberta. She enjoys participating yearly in the University Tax Clinic and assisting students with their taxes. Outside of school Nuha enjoys spending time with family and friends, volunteering with her younger sister’s soccer team, as well as travelling. Nuha is very excited to become a Student Ambassador and looks forward to sharing the passion she has for the Alberta School of Business with prospective students, as well as Edmonton’s greater business community.




                        • Rebecca

                          Rebecca Scammell is a fourth year Bachelor of Commerce student majoring in Marketing and minoring in Retailing and Services. She is currently a Senior Consultant for the School of Retailing and a Student Ambassador for the School of Business. In addition, Rebecca enjoys volunteering for 5 Days for the Homeless, the Study Buddy program and The Strathcona County Christmas Bureau. She loves traveling and is very excited to be participating in a study tour to China in the spring of 2016. Rebecca looks forward to bringing her experience in event organization and coordination to the Centennial Ambassador Street Team.

                          • Simona

                            Simona Teodorescu is in her third year of university pursuing a major in Finance and minor in Economics. She really enjoyed being involved in her first year. From attending Cohort events and Business Conferences to competing in case competitions, Simona became passionate for the School of Business and all the amazing opportunities it has to offer. Simona is also a TA for Management Science 312, but when she needs a break from the books, her all-time favorite is planning trips with her friends and researching all the places they’ll (hopefully) travel to one day. Simona is excited to be a Student Ambassador, and is looking forward to sharing all her incredible experiences at the Alberta School of Business.

                            • Sumita

                              Sumita Sharma is a Bachelor of Commerce student, pursuing a Strategic Management and Organization major and Business Economics and Law minor. She is currently the VP External for the Network of Empowered Women, VP Finance for the University of Alberta Human Resource and Management Association and VP Finance for the University of Alberta Real Estate Committee. Sumita also has a passion for traveling, visiting 8 countries and 16 cities over the past year. When Sumita is not traveling, studying, or juggling her volunteer commitments, she has worked with the Government of Alberta in the Ministry of Transportation for the past four years. Sumita is incredibly grateful for all of her opportunities that have welcomed her at the School of Business, and is excited to see what new possibilities the coming year brings.