E D U C A T I O N  

 & C E R T I F I C A T I O N S

2018     Tri-Council Policy Statement 2: CORE Human Ethics Certification

2015     Behaviour Interventionist Certification, Okanagan Centre for Autism Intervention.

2014     Religious Studies, Capernwray International Seminary.

2013     Dogwood Diploma, Province of British Columbia, Mountain Christian School.

2012     Open Water PADI S.C.U.B.A Certification.

W O R K   E X P E R I E N C E

2019    Community and Knowledge Mobilizer, The Institute for Community Engaged Research (ICER), University of British Columbia, Okanagan

2019    Undergraduate Researcher Anthropology, University of British Columbia, Okanagan 

2016 -  Behaviour Interventionist and Community Support Worker, Okanagan Centre for Autism Intervention

2019

2014 -  Manager and Sales Associate, Dawson Creek Health Food Centre

2015

 P R E S E N T A T I O N S 

 &  C O L L A B O R A T I O N S 

          2019      "Reading Place, Space, and Values through Public Art." Photo Essay Publication in collaboration with Dr. Fiona McDonald and ANTH490R:                               The Anthropology of Art, University of British Columbia, Okanagan.

2019       "Amy Levy: Her Relevance, Significance and Continuing Impact", in collaboration with Tayana Simpson and Dr. Alison Conway as part of                       GWST 435: Women and Religion, International Women's Day Poster Symposium, University of British Columbia, Okanagan.

2019       The Tutinama: A Digital Art History Project, under the supervision of Dr. Hussein Keshani as part of ART 375: Encountering India: The Age of                 the Mughals, University of British Columbia, Okanagan.

2018       "The Div Akvan Throws Rustam into the Sea" The Shahnama: A Digital Art History Project, under the supervision of Dr. Hussein                                        Keshani as part of ,ART 370: Story and Image across the Islamic World, University of British Columbia, Okanagan.

2018        "Because it's there: The Glacial Realities of Mount Everest", World Water Day Poster Symposium under the supervision of Dr. John Wagner                     as part of the ANTH 445: Political Ecology, University of British Columbia, Okanagan.

2017        "Actor-Agent Data Collection Sheet," Okanagan Centre for Autism Intervention in collaboration with Lisa Prokopowich RSLP.

2016        "AAC Device Data Collection Sheet," Okanagan Centre for Autism Intervention in collaboration with Lisa Prokopowich RSLP.

2014         Alumni Speaker, Mountain Christian School Graduation Ceremonies.

 R E S E A R C H 

2019        The Enabled Environment: Understanding Bathrooms as Sensory Inclusive Public Spaces in the Okanagan, 

                University of British Columbia, Okanagan under the supervision of Dr. Fiona P. McDonald and Dr. Christine Schreyer [in progress]

 A W A R D S 

 &  S C H O L A R S H I P S 

 2019       Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Travel Award, University of British Columbia, Okanagan 

 2019       TUUM EST Student Initiative Award, University of British Columbia, Okanagan 

 2019       Deputy Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship, University of British Columbia, Okanagan

 2019       Undergraduate Research Award, Ike Barber School of Arts and Sciences, University of British Columbia, Okanagan 

 2017       Irving K. Barber Transfer Scholarship, University of British Columbia, Okanagan

 2017       Okanagan College Tuition Bursary, Okanagan College 

 2017       Dean's 'A' List Standing, Okanagan College 

 2016       Tony Williams Memorial Award, Okanagan College

 2016       Dean's 'A' List Standing, Okanagan College

 2015       Dean's 'A' List Standing, Okanagan College

 2013       Passport to Education Scholarship, Mountain Christian School 

 2013       Alliance Community Development Bursary, Dawson Creek Alliance Church  

 2013       Valedictorian, Mountain Christian School

 2011       "Art of Business Exhibition" Say Yes to Youth Project, Kiwanis Enterprise Centre

 

P R O F E S S I O N A L 

&  A C A D E M I C  A F F L I A T I O N S

Anthropology Student Union, Treasurer & Graphic Designer, University of British Columbia, Okanagan 

Collaborative and Experimental Ethnography Lab, Undergraduate Researcher, University of British Columbia, Okanagan 

The Institute for Community Engaged Research, Undergraduate Researcher, University of British Columbia, Okanagan

The American Anthropological Association, Active Member and Conference Presenter

The Canadian Anthropological Society, Active Member and Conference Presenter

Please contact Madelaine directly at madelaine.lekei@alumni.ubc.ca for her comprehensive academic CV. 

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