Alumna Kate Longpre highlighted in The Torch

Alumna, Kate Longpre, graduated with her Master of Arts in Community Development in November 2016. She is highlighted in the Spring 2018 edition of the Torch magazine. Read the article: A Way with Words.

Kate is the Community Integration Coordinator at the Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria (ICA). She works strategically across sectors to ensure that resettled refugees entering the Greater Victoria area are successfully integrated into welcoming communities. Kate approached Google Translate in September 2016 with the idea for the We Speak Translate project. In April 2017 the project launched in Victoria, the first location worldwide to initiate the project. To date over 2000 participants have been training in the We Speak Translate project. In May 2018, Kate Longpre received a Victoria Community Leadership Award for the We Speak Translate project.