Shawna is currently in her third year in business majoring in Marketing. After attending the NEW Conference in 2019 as a delegate, her interest in getting involved for the 2020 conference was a no brainer and is thrilled to contribute to an event so inspiring and impactful. Shawna has also been a part of many other clubs at the University of Alberta which includes: Enactus, Project NextStep, Business Leadership Association, and University of Alberta Real Estate Club. Outside of school, Shawna loves to spend her time at the gym and in the kitchen cooking up some delicious healthy meals. If you can’t find her there, the next place you would catch her would be at a cafe sipping on an americano! In addition, Shawna has worked with various local and global companies in the beauty industry as a social media marketer and influencer. Not to mention, she is also a makeup artist who specializes in bridal and event makeup making sure every single one of her clients leave her chair feeling beautiful and empowered inside and out!
Ivana is currently in her fourth year of business majoring in marketing. She attended the NEW conference in 2018 and it left a lasting impact on her leading her to join the NEW team this year and end her degree by participating in something she is truly inspired by and passionate about. Besides school, Ivana is part of the Serbian community where she has been folk dancing for over ten years. She has also had the opportunity to intern at a marketing consultant company where she handled weekly social media operations, workshops, and other tasks such as blogs and marketing advice. Furthermore, Ivana is a big traveller, enjoys boxing and snowboarding and shopping! She is beyond excited to be a part of this new experience and is hoping to make the same lasting impact on fellow students.