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Wednesday, January 25 • 09:00 - 09:50
Supporting Immigrant Youth in Career Lift-off

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As pandemic recovery unfolds, there is an opportunity for immigrant youth to fulfill some of the county's workforce needs. Drawing on labour market data, research and lived experience from immigrant youth in Canada, we will discuss the unique barriers that immigrant youth face and highlight opportunities to improve their labour market outcomes in Canada.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Examine challenges immigrant youth face in their career development journey
  • Understand the impact of COVID on immigrant youth employment
  • Learn about programs that support immigrant youth career development

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Monina Febria

Manager, Knowledge Management & Mobilization, World Education Service (WES)
Monina Febria is the Manager, Knowledge Management and Mobilization. She has over 15 years' experience in program, research and policy work in the immigration and settlement sector in Canada and internationally.
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Shalini Sharma

Director, Research & Policy, Canadian Council for Youth Prosperity (CCYP)
Dr. Shalini Sharma is an economist with a specialization in urban economics and urban labour markets. As the Director of Research and Policy at CCYP, she focuses on creating and curating research on youth workforce development.
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Anne-Lore Fraikin

Economist, Labour Market Information Council (LMIC)
Dr. Anne-Lore Fraikin is an economist and brings expertise in public policy and labour market data analysis. She works on several projects related to underrepresented groups in the labour market including immigrants.
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Sarah Anderson

Career Consultant, Ted Rogers School of Management, Toronto Metropolitan University
Sarah Anderson is a Career Consultant with 5+ years of experience in the human resource and career services industry. She is passionate about helping students communicate their value using a strengths-based approach to land meaningful work.

Wednesday January 25, 2023 09:00 - 09:50 EST