Maureen is a Masters student at UBC’s School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP). At SCARP, Maureen is interested in the intersections between urban development and community engagement, particularly cross-culturally within immigrant communities.
Maureen first joined PlaceSpeak under the MITACS Accelerate Research Internship Program to explore the potential opportunities for online engagement in the property development industry. She has stayed on as an associate.
Prior to PlaceSpeak, Maureen was an intern at the Social Planning and Research Council of BC and has been involved in numerous research projects that focused on access to care services for minority groups, the settlement and integration of recent immigrants within housing, education and labour markets, as well as consultations on community-based research between UBC and community partners.
Maureen received previous degrees in Sociology and English Literature from UBC (BA) and Sociology (MA) from the University of Toronto.