Commencement Honoree FULL

Rumbidzai Kabatebate

Originally from Zimbabwe, Rumbidzai Kabatebate graduated from FDU’s Vancouver Campus with a bachelor of science in business administration in February 2014. The first in her family to pursue a college degree, Kabatebate was drawn to FDU by the Global Scholars Program, which provided a generous scholarship. Driven by a dream to work for the United Nations after graduation, Kabatebate founded the Vancouver Campus Model U.N. Club in 2011 and led delegations to Model U.N. conferences in 2012 and 2013. Kabatebate was also involved on campus in other areas, serving as president of the Student Government Association, chair of community service of the Rotaract Club of Yaletown; and was a member of the Vancouver Campus club soccer team, dragon boat team and long-boat team; and an orientation leader all four of her undergraduate years.

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