Mary Burgess is executive director of BCcampus, where she leads a team of smart and caring people who work to improve student learning in the B.C. post-secondary system. In addition to learning about helping herself and others grow, she enjoys hanging out with her family, yoga, walking, reading, meditation, cooking and her cat.
SOMEONE YOU ADMIRE: Jeffrey March — an inspirational and compassionate non-binary teacher, advocate and carer.
PET PEEVE: People who think there is shame in changing one’s mind.
BIGGEST LESSON: Leading with compassion and authenticity is hard but worth it.