My favourite quote is: “I learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” by Maya Maya Angelou – Meet Beedie Luminary, Sienna Nargang-White!
What program will you be taking in post-secondary and why does it interest you?
I will be attending UBC this coming September. I will be taking a double major in Spanish and Social Justice. I have always been passionate about activism and I look forward to utilizing the intersectionality of Spanish and Social Justice in my future career! I plan to use my post-secondary education to make a positive difference by striving for equity among all demographics.
Tell us a little bit about your background (growing up, going to school, extra-curricular activities, etc.).
I would describe myself as a very outgoing person! I love meeting new people and creating connections. Throughout high school, I immersed myself in community service, dance, activism, work, teaching, and academics.
When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
As a child, I never had a set idea of what I wanted to be when I was older; however, I knew I wanted to help the world in some way.
What was your senior quote in high school?
My senior quote in my year book is “I learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” -Maya Angelou.
What are you looking forward to in your freshman year?
The aspect I am most looking forward to in my first year of university is the opportunity to meet like minded people in my classes and to start building a community away from my home town. I can’t wait to explore new opportunities in general!
Who would you have dinner with if you could have it with any person, living or dead?
If I could have dinner with anyone, living or dead, I would have to choose Michelle Obama.
What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
The best advice I have ever been given was that I cannot help others and devote myself to changing the world if I do not prioritize self care.
What was the last book you read?
The last book I read was “More Myself” by the one and only Alicia Keys! It is my new favourite book.
What would people be surprised to find out about you?
One thing about me that people might be surprised to find out about me is that my guilty pleasure is watching reality TV!Back To Top