Maria Baclig

Schulich Leader

University of Calgary

High School: Louis St. Laurent School

Nominated by Angela Costanzo

Edmonton, AB

What undergraduate program are you enrolled?

What is your favourite inspirational quote?
You can't fall if you don't climb. But there's no joy in living your whole life on the ground. -Unknown
What is a little known fact about you?
I enjoy playing badminton and qualified for the Alberta Badminton Provincials in women's singles. 
Why do you make a great Schulich Leader?
I was born in the mountainous region in the Philippines and migrated to Canada in 2008. Being raised in both villages and cities has shaped my world view of striving towards improving the world around me as well as bettering myself. These personal experiences along with my curiosity, determination and ability to reflect on the good, bad and in between empowers me to be a great Schulich Leader.