Global Alumni Network
Are you looking to connect with alumni in your region? Our Global Alumni Ambassadors can help you do that. Ambassadors are champions for their alma mater, fellow alumni and our student communities. Contact your local Alumni Ambassador today to learn more about alumni activities in your area, make meaningful connections and find out how your alumni community can be of help to you!
More than 150,000 Dalhousie alumni live around the globe in more than 150 countries. Discover what alumni communities around the world are up to!
Can’t find someone nearby? Apply to be an Alumni Ambassador for your region.
Meet our Alumni Ambassadors
Penny Tham – Vancouver
Penny (LLB’84) began as a lawyer in Vancouver before her career led her around the world. Her last position was in Washington D.C with the International Finance Corporation, before retiring in 2015 and returning to Vancouver. Read more »
Alana Riley – Calgary
With an expansive career in Financial Services, leading teams of 1000+ employees, Alana (MBA’17) currently provides strategic insight as a Senior Vice-President with IG Wealth Management. She is an avid volunteer and leading champion of diversity and inclusion. Read more »
Katelyn Andrews – Edmonton
Katelyn (BSc’16) is studying to become an Environmental Health Officer this year, with experience studying food safety. With a passion for bringing people together, she hopes to support alumni in Edmonton to continue to grow and network. Read more »
Dr. Leland McFadden – Winnipeg
Dr. McFadden (MSc’84), also known as Lee, is an assistant professor at the University of Manitoba where he teaches undergraduate and graduate level Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Orthodontics. Read more »
Al Rashdan – Toronto
Al (BMgmt’16) is the Director of Technology at a business technology company founded by two Dalhousie alumni in 2013. As the Toronto Ambassador, Al is dedicated to building an engaged community of fellow alumni in his city. Read more »
Taylor Smith – Ottawa
Stefanie Butt – Montreal
Born and raised in Montreal, Stefanie (BA’07) studied law and worked in corporate governance before entering her career in the non-for-profit sector with Federation CJA, the fundraising arm of the Montreal Jewish community. Read more »
Courtney Larkin – Fredericton
A proud entrepreneur in Fredericton, Courtney (BMgmt’10) volunteered as Executive Vice President (2013-15) and President (2015-17) of the Dalhousie Alumni Association before becoming an Alumni Ambassador for her region. Read more »
Mahbubur Rahman – Halifax
Originally from Bangladesh, Mahbubur (MASc’16) came to Halifax in 2013 and is an avid volunteer in the Halifax community. Now a Project Manager at Dalhousie, he is dedicated to enhancing experiences for fellow alumni and students. Read more »
Keri McCaffrey – PEI
Katherine Brewster – New York
Chief Compliance Officer at an event-driven Hedge Fund and Managing Director of a registered Broker Dealer, Katherine (BComm’05) lives in Brooklyn and has been active with the local alumni community for several years. Read more>>
Natasha Daly – Washington D.C.
Natasha (BA’07) is a writer and editor for National Geographic Magazine where she primarily covers animal welfare and exploitation. She has lived in Washington D.C. for six years now, and looks forward to making new connections with fellow alumni. Read more>>
Ding Fan – Beijing
Along with her leadership at the Chinese Society of Nova Scotia, and the establishment of the Nova Scotia International Network Society, Ding (BM’14) was nominated as Top 25 Canadian Immigrants, awarded as the Top 25 Immigrants in Maritime, and Top 30 under 30 Innovators in Maritimes. Read more>>
Peter Chow – Hong Kong
Peter (BSc’70, BScPh’72) established a successful pharmacy practice before engaging in property investment as Managing Director of several private companies. He is now President of Dal’s oldest Alumni Chapter. Read more>>
Stay tuned for details on our India Alumni Ambassador!
Tim Marriott – Kuala Lumpur
Tim (BEng’98) has worked in the oil and gas industry for over 20 years as a registered Professional Engineer. Tim’s career has lead him to working in over 30 countries around the world, including Kuala Lumpur where he currently resides. Read more>>
Singapore – Coming Soon
Stay tuned for details on our Singapore Alumni Ambassador!
Kaylyn Fraser – London
Originally from Ottawa, Kaylyn (BA’09) has been a member of the DAA since 2014, and active in the London alumni community for several years. She currently works at a social impact investor focused on developing the commercial agriculture sector in sub-Saharan Africa. Read more>>