Staff spotlight: Manpreet Virdi

 

Manpreet VirdiWho: Manpreet Virdi
Unit: Student Records & Systems Management
Position: Enrolment Services Administrative Assistant
Since: July 2015

Background

Manpreet attended UBC from 2008-2012 and received a certificate of completion from UBC in collaboration with STEPS Forward. While at UBC Manpreet’s studies were focused in Sociology.

Volunteer and work experience

Manpreet has volunteered with the South Vancouver Policing Centre for the past 12 years. She performs data entry and other administrative tasks.

For the past three years, Manpreet volunteered with the BC Cerebral Palsy Association. Although she no longer volunteers with them on a weekly basis, Manpreet is still very much involved in outreach and fundraising for the association, including taking part in Steptember:

Steptember is a 4 week health and wellness initiative that incorporates teamwork and physical activity. Get active by taking 10,000 steps a day for 28 days through various activities to raise funds for people with cerebral palsy!

Manpreet’s fundraising team is called the Walk and Rollers 2.0 and her fundraising goal this year is $300. Visit her team page if you are interested in contributing towards her $300 fundraising goal!

Interests

Manpreet enjoys spending her free time hanging out with friends watching movies on Netflix and at the cinema. Comedies are her favourite.

She has a sweet tooth, and especially loves Smarties ice cream!

One Reply to “Staff spotlight: Manpreet Virdi”

  1. From start to finish Manpreet was an incredible volunteer, and because of her dedication and hard work, our Steptember has been a great success. We appreciate her commitment of time and energy to this important initiative. We really miss her and wish her all the best.

    Please support Mapreet team (Walk and Rollers 2) by visiting http://www.steptember.ca

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