PlaceSpeak Welcomes Maureen Mendoza to our Team
Maureen Mendoza is a Masters student at the School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) at UBC. At SCARP, Maureen is interested in the intersections between urban development and community engagement, particularly cross-culturally within immigrant communities.
Maureen joins PlaceSpeak under the MITACS Accelerate Research Internship Program and will explore the potential opportunities for online engagement in the property development industry.
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.