PUBLIC RELATIONS

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Maria Skotheim

VP PUBLIC RELATIONS

Maria is currently in her fourth year at the Alberta School of Business with a major in Marketing, a minor in Human Resources, and pursuing a certificate in sustainability. Maria has always had an immense passion for women empowerment and uplifting those around her, which is what led her to the NEW conference in the first place. She is returning to the executive team after an amazing 2022 Conference where she served as the Director of PR.

 

This year, she is thrilled to take on the role of Vice President Public Relations on the 2023 NEW Executive Team and help to execute another successful conference, learn more about women empowerment, and create an amazing experience for delegates. Alongside NEW she is also one of this year’s VS Pink Campus Reps. In her free time, you can find Maria perfecting her Pinterest vision boards or exploring brunch spots

around Edmonton!

Gurjot Cheema

PUBLIC RELATIONS DIRECTOR

Gurjot is excited to attend her first year of business at UofA. When she isn’t studying, Gurjot spends most of her time with family and friends. She enjoys rom-coms and charcuterie nights. She also spends her free time volunteering at a long-term care facility for veterans. She loves to spend time with the senior residents and listen to their life stories!

After coming across NEW’s Instagram page she knew this was a group she wanted to be part of! She believed that the mission of NEW was something she was passionate about. She believes that empowering and connecting women in male-dominated careers is crucial for women to succeed. Gurjot is very excited to be part of the 2023 executive team and create a memorable conference for this year's delegates!