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Lessons Learned from Moving to Canada – In Conversation With Newcomer Leaders
posted on June 10, 2020

Moving to another country is one of the most significant transitions that can be made and approximately 1.5 millions immigrants to Canada over the last 5 years have had to deal with this relocation. Finding anchors to build a new life and career can be daunting. These three panelists came to Canada from various points on the planet and will share the challenges they faced and opportunities they seized in navigating their careers and lives after moving to Canada. You’ll be guaranteed to pick up some valuable tips to short-cut your own transitions…

  • Caitriona Geoghegan, Director & Head of National Client Group, Central and Western Canada, National Bank | Leads a team that finances private companies | Global corporate banking roles in credit adjudication, origination and underwriting | Came to Canada from Ireland
  • Laura Mannix, Director, Community Development, DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society | Committed to building inclusive and equitable communities through values and meaningful relationships | Came to Canada from Australia
  • Ramya Ramanathan, Editor, Canadian Immigrant Magazine | Marketing communications professional | Knowledge dissemination specialist| Storyteller | Came to Canada from India
  • Moderated by Darrell Pinto, VP, Research & Industry Advancement, Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association | Combines solving BIG problems with adventure | Integrative thinker | Curious about EVERYTHING | Came to Canada from Bahrain

This online panel is brought to you by Café New Canadians and WoodGreen Community Connections.

Links to Zoom and YouTube will only be sent to registered participants.