Kimberlee Shelley-Ajibolade graduated from the Paralegal Education program in 2010 and is currently working as a branch manager at Universal Staffing Inc.

After graduating, Shelley-Ajibolade’s began a career in human resources and recruiting. She is the youngest person in the company’s history to hold the title of branch manager.

“I kind of just fell into HR. It wasn’t planned, but I am truly grateful now,” she says.

Hoping to do more work in the paralegal sector in the future, Shelley-Ajibolade is currently involved in various community initiatives outside of work for Black Women Honours & Empowerment as part of the Diversity Advancement Network. She is also an ordained minister with her church and is a board member at the Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre.

Reflective of her professional and community experience, Shelley-Ajibolade is a recipient of Brampton’s Top 40 Under 40 award and was most recently named one of Canada’s Top 25 Immigrants.

“It’s really humbling. It goes to show with hard work, dedication and determination, you truly can accomplish great things. I’m just so proud to know I live in a country like Canada that recognizes diversity.”