Velia Altamira Vázquez
Velia Altamira is an immigrant to Canada from Chiapas, Mexico. She has also lived/worked/studied in The Netherlands, Poland and Spain. She is a Higher Education professional passionate about providing student-centred services, equity, internationalization and coffee. She currently works for UBC Faculty of Medicine supporting the Emergency Medicine residency program and has previously held roles supporting internationalization, study abroad, career education and experiential learning. Velia strives to integrate an antiracist and equity lens in her work and day-to-day. Velia is looking forward to actively contribute to VLACC and support the sharing of Latin American culture in BC.