Storytelling for Change

Date & Time

Wednesday, 30 January 2019
09:30 to 11:30


Thea Koerner House, 6371 Crescent Road, Point Grey Campus

Offered by

Centre for Community Engaged Learning and Graduate Pathways to Success

Registration Closed / Past Event


This session is part of a series leading up to the 2019 3MT Competition at UBC ( To see the others in this series, please visit:

Participants will look at the role that stories play in social change work and will learn about the power of stories as tools for connection and reflection. Participants will learn how to develop and tell their own stories, as a strategy to move people to action.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore the power of narratives and their place in social change work.
  • Learn to identify or build or tell their own story, the story of our community, and the story of our call to action.


Krista Knechtle, Student Engagement Coordinator
As part of the CCEL team since 2015, Krista coordinates the Trek and Reading Week programs, which engage 600-800 UBC students per year. Krista establishes, maintains and supports partnerships with community organizations and schools who work directly with these programs. She is also one of the facilitators for the Community Leadership Program (CLP), a community engaged learning professional development program run in partnership with UBC human resources.

Registration Information

Registration opens on Monday, Jan 21 at 9:00am.

Priority will be given to UBC graduate students registered in the current academic session. After registering, you will receive confirmation and additional event details within 2 business days at the e-mail associated with your account. If you experience any difficulty using the online registration tool, please e-mail us at

Are you a Postdoctoral Fellow? email us at to register for this session


If you have a disability or medical condition that may affect your full participation in the event, please email, 604-827-4578, well in advance of the event.