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Advancing YU | Meet the Mentors

LA&PS is proud to work with these extraordinary mentors. Each of them brings expertise, experience and passion to the table. Learn from experts in a diversity of fields from business and commerce, technology, education, communications and law.

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Kola Aina

Customer Success Manager, IBM Canada

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Tunde Akinyemi

Associate - Portfolio Management, BentallGreenOak

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Racheal Awe

Vice President & Chief of Staff – Office of the CEO, Canadian Tire Corporation

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Lena Azzou

Chief of Staff, Metrolinx

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Anna Boateng

Vice President, Client Services, BMO Capital Markets

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Kareem Bonner

Director of eCommerce and Marketing, Elizabeth Grant Skin Care

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Dana Bota

Manager, Governance & Compliance Risk Efficiency & Process Improvement, Mitsubishi HC Capital Canada

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Gilda Carbone

Head of Creative, Media, Sports Economy, and Technology, Canada, British Consulate General Toronto

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Natalie Carriman

Senior Manager, Fund Administration and Oversight, Franklin Templeton Canada

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Carolyn Clark

Hospitality Human Resources Executive (Retired),

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Johanna de Boer

CEO & Founder, HINGE Consulting Group

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Daniela De Cotis

Vice President, Human Resources, Business Banking, TD Bank Group

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Alicia DeFreitas

Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), BDO Canada

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Titilayo Desbiens

Director, Human Resources, TTC Pension Plan

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Rachel Donoghue

Vice President, Tangerine

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Danielle Dowdy

Senior Advisor, Strategic Policy & Stakeholder Relations, Toronto Police Services Board

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Terri Ellis

Partner, Alliance & Business & Professional Services Industry Leader, RSM Canada

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Jane Evans

Head, People, Process & Change, BMO Financial Group

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Monika Federau

Member, Board of Directors, Aviva Canada, Assuris (Canada), Ontario Teachers Pension Plan

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Rochelle Ford

Lead Recruitment Partner & Diversity Programs Manager, Alcumus North America

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Jennifer Gold

Partner, Wood Gold LLP

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Helen Goloubtchik

VP, IT Audit​, OMERS

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Stephanie Hart

VP, Communications, Aviso

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Shawna Hayman

VP, Client Services, The Hive

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Anika Holder

Head of Human Resources, Penguin Random House Canada

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Ahmed Ismail

Vice President, Relationship Manager, Wellington Management

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Chivon John

Founder, LightWork

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Dexter John

Chief Executive Officer, Morrow Sodali, Canada

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Sharlene Kanhai

Senior Vice President of Global Talent, Culture, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Great West Lifeco

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Anthony Lambie

Assistant Vice President Marketing & Social Internet Technology, TD

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Don Levy

Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager, Confido Wealth Management Group

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Pinta Maguire

Partner, Tyr LLP

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Kirsten Manley-Casimir

Acting Legal Director, Indigenous Justice Division (IJD)

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Terri Mattucci

Senior Director, Strategy & Growth Marketing, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) Partnership

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Kamika McLean

General Counsel, WeShall Investments Inc.

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Tyrone Medley

Senior Counsel, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC)

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Sofia Mendonca

Chief Talent Officer, Human Resources, Omnicom Media Group Canada

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George Monize

Vice President of Sales Excellence, Export Development Canada (EDC)

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Sindiswa Moyo

Manager and Service Advisor in the Office of Chief Planning Officer, Metrolinx

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Izabela Nanushi

Director of Innovation, Interac Corp.

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Nancy Omran

Senior Vice President, Customer Experience, Empire Communities

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Vince Osbourne

Chief Financial Officer & Corporate Secretary, Lomiko Metals Inc.

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Grace Palombo

Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resource Officer, Great West Lifeco.

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Olga Petrycki

Head of Global External Communications, British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI)

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Tina Powell

Founder and Chief Content Curator, Glorious Is She

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Toni-Lynn Raponi

Associate Vice President, Corporate & Public Affairs, TD Bank Group

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Tracy-Lynn Reid

Associate VP, Research Shared Services & Talent, Info-Tech Research Group

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Davina Reid

Director, Partnerships, Scotiabank

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Marlon Reid

Director - Client Strategy, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC)

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Nadia Richards

Manager of Anti-racism Integration, George Brown College

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Deryn Rizzi

Fire Chief and Director of Emergency Management, Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services

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Donna Roberts

Vice President, Human Resources, Citco Canada Inc.

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Tanya Rocca

Senior Counsel, Ontario Power Generation

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Kurankye Sekyi-Otu

Chief Strategy Officer, Polar Asset Management Partners Inc.

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Kashmera Self

Vice President, Strategy & Innovation, Interac Corp.

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Bianca Seykere

Recruitment Consultant and Founder, WCO Consulting

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Steve Simpson

Vice-President and Associate General Counsel, Sun Life Financial

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Joseph Smith

Facilitator/Consultant, Life Works

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Nadine Spencer

CEO, Black Business and Professional Association (BBPA)

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Joanne St. Bernard-Honegan

VP, Talent Management, Best Practices, Sun Life

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Sherrill Sutherland

Podcast producer, The Decibel, The Globe and Mail

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Ortega Tapambwa

Development Analyst, First Capital Realty Inc.

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Sandeep Tatla

Chief Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Fasken

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Thulasi Thedchanamoorthy

Senior Manager, Finance, TMX Group Ltd.

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Vyvy Truong

Senior Talent Acquisition Partner (Global Go-To-Market), Intuit

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Tanya Waugh

Senior Policy Advisor, Team Lead, Ontario Ministry of Finance

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Derek Willie

Senior Director, Marketing, ADP Canada

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Roger Young

Business Transformation Consultant,

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Sharon Zohar

Founder and CEO, The Big Push