Public Relations


Shawna Truong

VP Public Relations

Shawna is currently in her fourth year in business, majoring in Marketing. After attending the NEW Conference in 2019 as a delegate and being a part of the 2020 executive team, her passion towards women empowerment grew even stronger. She is thrilled to contribute to an event so inspiring and impactful once again. 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 trying out new recipes. If you can’t find her there, the next place you would catch her would be at home binge watching documentaries! In addition, Shawna has worked with various local and global companies in the beauty industry as a social media and digital marketer. 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!

Amanda Brooks

Public Relations Director

Amanda is currently in her fourth year of school majoring in marketing and international business. She is heavily involved around campus having held positions with the UAMA, Delta Gamma Fraternity, Lazyfaire Magazine, Women In Business, and of course, NEW, a top being a PINK campus representative. Aside from university, Amanda is a lover of all things related to travel, fashion, photography, and female empowerment! If she's not working away on making the public relations portfolio the best it could be, you can find her watching anything from reality TV to animal compilation videos or planning her next trip abroad! She is beyond excited to create an experience for students to feel empowered in the very place that kickstarted her dreams to travel the world!