Liana Salviejo

Program Assistant

Liana Salviejo (she/her) is an undergraduate student pursuing a degree in Global Resource Systems at the University of British Columbia, with a specialization in environmental sustainability and public health. She is from the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the Kwantlen, Coast Salish, Semiahmoo, and sq̓əc̓iy̓aɁɬ təməxʷ (Katzie) First Nations, also known as Surrey, BC. Liana is passionate about exploring the intersections between environmental sustainability, food systems, climate change, public health, and urban planning through a social justice lens. One of the recent projects she has worked on involved researching and developing recommendations which foster biodiversity within a Climate-Friendly Food System (CFFS) procurement strategy at UBC. She has also been involved with various leadership roles and is currently a Communications Director for UBC CAPACity, a student club working to promote sustainable cities and urban planning. In her spare time, Liana enjoys playing ultimate frisbee, exploring the outdoors, and playing with her dog Cookie!

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