Name: Amelia Savoie
Program: University of Guelph Humber - BBA in Accounting (2019) & Diploma in Business Management (2016)
Occupation: Accounting Officer at Crossroads International
About me: I graduated from the University of Guelph-Humber in 2019 with a BBA in Accounting and graduated from Humber with a diploma in Business Management in 2016. I was a Senior Peer Mentor from September 2016 - April 2019. I love volunteering and getting involved which helped me land my role as an Accounting professional at a non-profit organization.
Name: Anthony Nguyen
Program: Bachelor of Child and Youth Care (2017)
Occupation: Learning Support Coordinator at Humber College
About me: I received my Bachelor of Child and Youth Care (CYC) Degree from Humber College and recently completed my Master of Arts in Student Affairs in Higher Education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. I am a big traveler and love spending time in different neighborhoods in Toronto. Feel free to reach out to me for anything at all!
Name: Kaitlin Reibling
Program: Human Resources Management (2018)
Occupation: HR and Operation Coordinator at Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters
About me: Pursuing my CHRL designation, with an interest in the soft side of HR: training, coaching, employee engagement, etc. always up to have a conversation about HR or my experience at Humber and FYE.
Name: Meenakshi Virk
Program: Early Childhood Education (2017)
Occupation: Teaching Assistant at Peel District School Board and Enhanced Program Support at Erinoak Kids, Peel Inclusion Resource Services
About me: My name is Meenakshi Virk. I am an experienced Program Support Specialist with a demonstrated history of working in the treatment & developmental care industry. Skilled in Customer Service, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft PowerPoint. Strong administrative professional graduated from Humber College
Name: Andrea Mestankova
Program: International Business (2018)
Occupation: Yield Manager at Seznam.ca
About me: After completing my studies and gaining several months of work experience, I got started on a new adventure - at the end of March 2019 I moved to Prague, Czech Republic where I currently work as a Yield Manager. I am happy to share my path with you and provide tips/advises.
Name: Christopher Caldwell
Program: HVAC Technician (1996)
Occupation: Facilitator and Worksplace Educator
About me: Chris is an educator, author and speaker, facilitating adult learning from academic to corporate work, specializing in social responsibility. He holds a Master's degree in Environmental Studies and a Master's degree in Adult Education with diplomas in information technology and business and environment. Chris enjoys volunteering in the community to help find solutions to reduce poverty, educate for sustainability and fight climate change.
Name: Maggie McGinty
Program: Diploma - Protection, Security and Investigation and Diploma -Protection, Security and Investigation: Crime Scene Investigations (2019)
Occupations: Customer Service Consultant at Lufthansa InTouch
About me: I’ve participated in many on campus activities such as working in the residence and with FYE for 3 years so feel free to reach out and ask anything
Name: Regina Valiakhmetova
Program: Bachelor of Commerce - Human Resources Managemet (2017) and Advanced Diploma in Business Administration
Occupation: Recruitment Specialist in the Aerospace Industry
About me: I am currently working as an agency Recruitment Specialist and specialize in the aerospace industry. I have been a Senior Peer Mentor for 4 years (November 2013 - April 2017). The longest record holding so far :) I'd love to connect with current FYE staff and help students.
Name: Advitee Padlekar
Program: Regulation Affairs and Project Management (2018)
Occupation: Walmart Pharmacy Assistant
About me: Advitee is a Certified Associate in Project Management and Regulatory Affairs Professional. She completed her bachelor's in Pharmacy from India and worked with Tata Consultancy Services for about 2 years in their life sciences division as a Drug Safety Associate. She is an aspirational Project Manager and is passionate about mentoring, counseling, traveling and likes to spend time in polishing her hobby which is dancing and exploring opportunities where she can be of any assistance to the community.
Name: Janice Mckelvey
Program: Tourism Travel Services Management Diploma (2016)
Occupation: Station Attendance for Air Canada
About me: Station Attendant at Air Canada since June 2017. Travel often✈️. What I most enjoyed about FYE was the people. I became a peer mentor thru FYE and then a peer mentor for my program. FYE was also helpful with scholarships and bursaries.
Name: Katie Hurst
Program: Bachelor of Nursing Second Entry (2018)
Occupation: FT employee at a family health clinic in Oakville, ON as a Registered Nurse; PT Masters of Science Nursing student at York University
About me: I'm Kate, a 2019 Honours graduate of Humber's Second Entry Nursing program. I am also a previous FYE student mentor. I currently work in family health as a Registered Nurse and am pursuing my Masters degree in Nursing to later enter into academia and clinical instruction.
Name: Manoj Singh
Program: Advanced Diploma from the Civil Engineering Technology Program (2016)
Occupation: Technical Trainee at the City of Toronto
About me: My name is Manoj Singh and I am of Guyanese background. I am a 2016 graduate from the School of Applied Technology at Humber College where I hold an Advanced Diploma from the Civil Engineering Technology Program. Post-graduation, I proceeded to pursue my Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.) degree in Civil which was completed in the year 2018 at Lakehead University. I participated in the 2015-16 Peer Mentoring Program while at Humber College where I made significant contributions towards other Peer Mentors along with Senior Peer Mentors. Currently, I am a Technical Trainee with the City of Toronto on a temporary basis; this is my third work term with the City (started in 2018) and I have gained experiences in their Engineering & Construction and Transportation Services Division. I am also a registered member of Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) as an Engineer-In-Training (EIT) since I am working towards achieving my Professional Engineers Licence
Name: Paras Arora
Program: Project Management and Supply Chain Management Certificates (2018)
Occupation: Execution Analyst at Supply Chain of Canadian Tire Corporation
About me: I can be contacted regarding any queries about Project Management or Supply Chain Management, I would love to help international students about any question they have for me as I have been there and understand the situation very well. Being at Humber I enjoyed my time making new friends and working for Student Life whether its Orientation Team or FYE. Best memory I have is when I planned Diwali and it was a huge turn around of people that day making it very successful.
Name: Sheena Thomas
Program: Paralegal Education (2018)
Occupation: Administrative Assistant in the Ring of Fire Secretariat, Ring of Fire Strategic Policy Coordination Branch, Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines
About me: I graduated from the Paralegal Education program in April 2018. I am currently employed as A/Administrative Assistant in the Ring of Fire Secretariat, Ring of Fire Strategic Policy Coordination Branch, Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines. I previously worked with the Ministry of Labour in the Pay Equity Commission as a Program Assistant from May 2018 - July 2019. I wrote my P1 licensing exam in July 2019 (results to be released by October 2019). I continue mentoring in the community for the Yonge Street Mission and I am Chair of the Parent Council at Ecole Melody Village Public School.
Name: Nicole White
Program: Law Clerk Diploma
Occupations: Law Clerk in the Creditor's Rights Department at Kronis Rotsztain Margles Cappel LLP
About me: I came to Canada as an International Student and Humber was the choice for me. Since coming to Humber I have established valuable relationships and have learned a lot to equip me with what I need to successfully contribute to society. I look forward to sharing my knowledge and helping other students who may also be international and those locally who may need to reach out regarding course-related content or just advice on-campus resources and maximizing their offerings.