Backpack to Briefcase: Alumni Café

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016
7:15 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
University of Toronto Mississauga
Atrium, Instructional Centre (MAP)

This Backpack to Briefcase experience will draw more than 20 alumni from a variety of degree years and sectors to network with students from all years and all programs in support of nurturing their own life's vision.

At this coffee house, spend time with other students and alumni who think differently than you but want the same thing—to have and lead an authentic life and achieve excellence in their career.

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.

Complimentary hors d'oeuvres will be served. Business-casual dress is recommended. 

Registration is closed. 

Alumni networkers:

Hamza Ansari (HBSc 2014), Corporate Account Manager, Softchoice
Carol Bisnath (BA 1991, MEd 2004), Career Coach, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Robert Col (BCom 2007), Manager, Financial Reporting & Compliance, Smart Real Estate Investment Trust
Rahul D'Cunha (HBA 2009), Western Canada School Outreach Program Coordinator, MADD Canada
Michael De Bonis (BA 1984), Chief Human Resources Officer, Bionik Labs
Demetra Dimokopoulos (HBSc 2006), Law Clerk—Intellectual Property, Miller Thomson LLP
Joel Drewry (HBSc 2008, PhD 2012), Associate, Blueline Bioscience
Nikita Fernandes (BBA 2013), Associate Program Manager, Diabetes Education, Novo Nordisk Canada Inc.
Gabriella Fermo (BSc 1995), Principal and Founder, Raising The Bar Inc.
Adam Kadar (BCom 2007, MSF 2011), Director of Credit, Lending Loop
Candice Jay (HBA 2007), Vice President & Branch Manager, Pembroke Private Wealth Management, Ltd.
Ziadanne Lewis (HBA 2012), Legal Professional
Adrienne Mapp (HBSc 2002), Operations Manager, CanAssess: Canadian Assessment Specialists
Oranous Owji (HBSc 2006), Secondary School Teacher, Bronte College Secondary School
Nadine Patel (HBA 2013), Campaign Coordinator, WaterAid Canada
Victor A. Pazos (BCom 2006), Manager, Financial Reporting & Accounting, LifeLabs
Carolina Salcedo (HBA 2010), Internal Communications Officer, Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Benjamin Schmidt (HBSc 2007), Personal Development Specialist and Business Coach, TAO Life Inc.
Alexander Shaw (BCom 2007), Associate, Corporate and Commercial Law
Janice Shek (BCom 2013), Financial Recruiter, Robert Half
Rebecca Sloan (HBA 2013), Employee Communications, UPS Canada
Leo Tampacopoulos (HBA 1996), Teacher, History & Political Science
Hana Tariq (BSc 2004), Lawyer, Bisceglia & Associates Professional Corporation
Anastassia Tsayukova (BCom 2012), Senior Financial Analyst - Reporting, Maple Leaf Foods
Tony Tsui,(BASc 2007, MASc 2009), Engineer, City of Toronto
Chris Thompson (HBA 2012), Specialist, Communications and Stakeholder Engagement, United Way of Peel Region
Ziyaad Vahed (HBA 1999), Provincial Policy Lead, Government of Ontario
Wolfgang Van Rosan (BA 1997), VP Corporate Relations, Gold Millennium Group Consulting

Proudly sponsored by the University of Toronto's Affinity Partners TD Insurance, University of Toronto MasterCard Program and Manulife.

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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