Backpack to Briefcase: Alumni Café

Two hands each holding a cup of coffee on a table

Wednesday, Mar. 7, 2018
7 p.m. – 9 p.m. 

Deerfield Hall Café
University of Toronto Mississauga (MAP)

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This Backpack to Briefcase experience will bring students face-to-face with alumni from a variety of career sectors who are willing to share their experience and advice on career paths after graduation, building a network and job satisfaction. 

Keynote speaker, Michael De Bonis (BA 1984), will kick-off the evening with insight on how to be an effective networker and how to achieve excellence in your career.

In preparation for this event, we recommend attending the UTM Career Centre Learn to Network session. 

Complimentary refreshments will be served. Business-casual dress is recommended. 

Register online to attend. 

Alumni networkers:

Dimetra Demetra Dimokopoulos (HBSc 2006)
Owner, Health Coach & Fitness Trainer
The Knockout Room
Gabriella Fermo Gabriella Fermo (BSc 1995)
Principal Director of Learning and Development 
Raising The Bar Training & Consulting
Imre Gams Imre Gams (HBA 2012)
Day Trader
Vraj Rabadia Vraj Rabadia (MBiotech 2004)
Manager, ADMET, Non-Clinical Discovery
ApoPharma Inc.
Anjeza Rexha Anjeza Rexha (HBA 2013)
Graduate Program Coordinator
Master of Science in Biomedical Communications
Leo Tampacopoulos Leo Tampacopoulos (HBA 1996)
Alternative and Special Education Teacher
Fatima Ul-Haq Fatima Ul-Haq (HBSc 2007)
Client Services Manager, Child and Family Program
Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network
Ziyaad Vahed Ziyaad Vahed (HBA 1999)
Manager, 21st Century Learning Unit, Incubation and Design Branch
Ontario Ministry of Education
Wolfgang van Rosen Wolfgang Van Rosen (BA 1997)
VP Corporate Relations
Gold Millennium Group Consulting
Niwah Visser Niwah Visser (BA 2004)
Marketing Consultant
AdDress Marketing and Advertising
Mariya Younas Mariya Younas (HBA 2013)
Multimedia Designer
University of Toronto Mississauga

This event is hosted in partnership with the UTM Career Centre, the Centre for Student Engagement and Alumni Relations in the Office of Advancement.

Please contact Alumni Relations if you require information in an alternate format, or if any other arrangements can make this event accessible to you.

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