Backpack to Briefcase: Alumni Café

Two hands each holding a cup of coffee on a table

Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 

Deerfield Hall Café
University of Toronto Mississauga (MAP)

Registration is closed.

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. 

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. Complimentary parking in lot P9 for the duration of the event.

Registration is closed. 

Alumni networkers:

Jack Liao

Jack Liao (HBA 2014, Environmental Management, Economics, GIS)
Co-Founder & VP Operations
BOON Rewards Inc.

Karen Donaldson Karen Donaldson (HBA 2011, English)
Senior Development Officer, Events
Camp Oochigeas
Imre Gams Imre Gams (HBA 2012, History, Philosophy, English)
Trading Performance Coach
Trader
Owner, SAGA International
Sameer Rashid Sameer Rashid (BCom 2012, Commerce, Finance)
Business Leader, Walmart Pickup
Walmart eCommerce
Rufaida Mohammed

Rufaida Mohammed (HBA 2006, Philosophy, Art & Art History)
Vice President of Counselling
Naseeha Mental Health

Kirk Mason Kirk Mason (HBA 2008, Anthropology, Women's Studies)
Senior Manager, Change Delivery
Scotiabank
Elain Guo Elaine Guo (BCom 2014, Commerce, Accounting)
Director Institutional Sales
MFS Investment Management
Laura Cocuzzi Laura Cocuzzi (HBA 2006, Classics, ICCIT)
Manager, Planning and Performance (Procurement)
Region of Peel
Jay Nirula Jay Nirula (BCom 1983, Commerce, Finance)
FCPA, FCA, MBA
Partner, Gera & Nirula
Roger Love Roger Love (HBA 2006, ICCIT, Political Science, Caribbean Studies)
Legal Counsel and Client Services Manager (Applications)
Human Rights Legal Support Centre
Gabriella Fermo Gabriella Fermo (BSc 1995, Industrial Relations, Psychology, Sociology)
Principal Director of Learning and Development
Raising The Bar Training & Consulting
Mark Osborne Mark Osborne (HBA 2004, Management, Political Science)
Director of Business Development
Complete Energy Solutions and Intell Lighting
Wolfgang Van Rosan Wolfgang Van Rosan (BA 1997, Political Science, History)
VP Corporate Relations
Gold Millennium Group Consulting
Bilal Butt

Bilal Butt (HBSc 2014, Anthropology, Psychology)
Front Line Manager, Fraud
Capital One

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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