Ms. Georgia Yee is a fourth year student studying Biology in the Faculty of Science, on UBC Vancouver’s campus. She was elected to the UBC Board of Governors and UBC Senate in 2021.
Prior to her role as a Governor, Georgia served as UBC Alma Mater Society Vice-President Academic & University Affairs (during the COVID-19 pandemic). As AMS VP Academic, she was an advocate for culturally responsive mental health resources, supported students in accessible and equitable online learning, secured funding for the UBC Climate Emergency recommendations, spearheaded student academic integrity initiatives, fought for renter rights, and led critical work on immediate food security at UBC.
In addition to her involvement with the AMS, Georgia has extensive experience in residence life and community building at UBC, including previously serving as the Place Vanier Residence Association President, National Residence Hall Honorary Thunderbird Chapter President, and as a Residence Advisor in Totem Park.
Georgia is passionate about human rights, including creating accessible and disability-friendly spaces, addressing poverty, and combating racism. She has worked in a variety of fields, including as a emergency shelter support worker at the Mustard Seed and as a mental health research assistant, and is currently involved with ACT2ENDRACISM, a national network focused on addressing racism in Canada and monitoring hate crimes.