Theresa Doan, Simon Fraser University, winner of the spring 2020 BC Study Abroad Scholarship
Study Abroad Destination: Singapore
Theresa is a fourth-year sustainable business student completing her degree at the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University. Simultaneously, she is pursuing a certificate in sustainable development. Outside of her studies, Theresa has a passion for community outreach. She has channelled this through her volunteer work with UNICEF SFU where she has held various positions including Vice President of Finance. Her other interests include dance. As a classically trained dancer for over ten years, she has found commercial success in the Vancouver Industry.
She believes it is important to experience other cultures and to put yourself into new environments and situations. Theresa’s ideal career is to work for a nonprofit organization that aims to improve the quality of life for those in developing countries. She wants to create policies that will help people who may not have the power to help themselves.