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Black Leadership Ambition Collective Knowledge and Success: Career Conversation Series

Date: Feb. 11, 2021 – Feb. 11, 2021

Time: 6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

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In partnership with Black Mentorship Inc. (BMI) this session will feature alumni and career development professionals that will share insights into volunteerism, personal branding, and about the importance of investing in your community and in yourself.

Date: Thursday, February 11
Time: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Join Session: Click here

Welcoming Remarks: Carol Altilia, Interim Provost & VP Academic, Sheridan College

Opening Remarks: Dr. Janet Morrison, President & Vice Chancellor, Sheridan College

Moderator:

Evangeline ChimaEvangeline Chima is the founder of Black Mentorship Inc. BMI – an organization dedicated to fostering the professional growth and personal expansion of Black professionals.

BMI was born out of her personal experiences as a Black professional woman in Canada.




Keynote:

The Role of Volunteerism in our Community, presented by Ingrid Wilson (Human Resource Management ’04)

Ingrid Wilson

The Role of Volunteerism in building a more cohesive, safer, stronger community and increasing the social network between yourself and the community.

Ingrid is a proud Sheridan Alumni and an accomplished senior executive with almost 30 years of experience in corporate human resources, board and business strategy. She has organizational experience with non-for-profit, public sector, private and public companies, in regulatory environments, with global expertise working for organizations with diverse operations, including the US and Europe.


Panelists:

Sheldon Williams:Sheldon Williams

Sheldon D. Williams is a seasoned insurance professional who started his insurance career in 2001. Since then, he has taken on many different roles from Underwriting, Business Development, Account Management and licensed insurance broker. Since attending Sheridan College, Sheldon has navigated in the business world and successfully owns a licensee insurance brokerage. As Vice President of the Canadian Caribbean Association of Halton (CCAH), Sheldon is an advocate for diversity and focuses on building a harmonious workplace & community for all.


Michelle John:Michelle John

Michelle is a proud Sheridan Alumni from the Legal Office Administration program. Michelle is currently a Fire/Life Safety Education Officer, and has spent the last 10 years, in this role, interacting and educating the residents of Brampton. Michelle has worked with Brampton’s Fire and Emergency Services for the last 24 years, Michelle educates residents of all ages of the importance of being fire safe using the three pillars of fire safety: prevention, detection and escape.


Sunand Sharma:Sunand Sharmand

Sunand is currently the Associate Dean - Community Citizenship, Leadership and Engagement at the Sheridan College's Davis campus. Sunand started with Sheridan in Human Resources in 2007 and has since held roles such as Manager, Student Rights and Responsibilities Office and Manager, Student Leadership and Engagement. He is passionate about improving the lives of students and is dedicated to influencing change on both policy and individual levels


Click here to check out Sheridan’s full list of activities for Black History Month. We look forward to seeing you virtually at this year’s events!

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Black Mentorship Inc. strengthens Black People leadership by providing access and training to increase awareness, self-esteem, confidence and communication to navigate problem solving for all ages. By providing young Black People with leaders who have walked in their shoes and who they can relates to, we give them the courage and exposure to develop their potentials.

Click here to register for Black Mentorship Inc’s virtual events to celebrate Black History Month. This year’s theme is “Propel Black Success”.

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