Director

Portrait of Rebecca Stirling.Rebecca (she/her/hers, they/them/their) is an MSc candidate in the Earth and Environmental Sciences department. Her research in the Northwest Territories (NWT) looks at controls of bedrock relief and sediment thickness on ice flow and dispersion in glaciated terrain. Currently, Rebecca is the GSA Corporate Secretary. In her first year as director, she was involved with the board executive and officer nominating committees, and chaired the Health and Dental Fund Committee. She is also the science representative on the GSEF project review committee. Rebecca was the 3MT Faculty of Science finalist in 2018 and is happy to coach any graduate student who reaches out for guidance on public speaking. She is the Area 63 Director for Toastmasters, providing support to clubs in Waterloo, including the UWaterloo Toastmasters club. As the VP-Education officer at her home club, Rebecca supports members' educational pursuits in communication and leadership. She volunteered for two decades in non-profit organizations and student associations (including president of her departmental union during undergraduate studies) and worked in a professional capacity in industry for several years in BC and NWT. Rebecca's passion is three fold: to support and empower others in their pursuit of communication and leadership goals, to make a positive contribution to her community through service, and to encourage physically and mentally safe work environments.

Affiliation: 
University of Waterloo

Territorial Acknowledgement

We, the Graduate Student Association - University of Waterloo, acknowledge that we live and work on the traditional territory of ‎ the Attawandaron (Neutral), Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. The University of Waterloo is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land promised to the Six Nations that includes ten kilometers on each side of the Grand River. 


Final Report on Student Mental Health

Final Report on Student Mental Health.

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