Immigrating to Canada: From Study Permits to Permanent Residency
March 9th, 11:00 AM EST | 16:00 GMT | 18:00 Egypt Time
Thinking about moving to Canada? Join us for an insightful session on the different pathways and processes to migrate to Canada successfully! Learn about:
- Different programs Canada offers for new immigrants
- Study permits and how to apply inside and outside of Canada
- Post graduate work permits
- There will be time for live Q&A at the end of the session.
About the Speakers
About Dov Maierovitz:
After completing an undergraduate Bachelor of Commerce degree in 2003, Dov graduated from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, in 2007. In 2012, he founded EME Professional Corp with Joel Etienne and has since helped countless families achieve their dream of immigrating to Canada. From the most simple visa applicant to the most sophisticated business investor, Dov will take the time to review every detail of your case with you to ensure the greatest chances of success. When he’s not working, Dov can be found chasing after his three young boys.
Canada is one of the most immigration-friendly countries in the world, welcoming hundreds of thousands of new immigrants each year. At EME, we are proud to represent immigration clients of all demographics and backgrounds. We have helped people from every continent, culture and religion and have been proud to welcome them to the Canadian family.
About Maria Mici:
Maria has been working at EME as Immigration Settlement Manager since the corporation’s inception in 2012, proudly facilitating the immigration of hundreds of families looking for a new country to call home. Maria’s expertise includes deep knowledge of Provincial Nominee Programs, Work Permits, Visitor Visas, Study Permits, LMIAs, Express Entry Applications and Family/Spousal Sponsorships. Maria speaks English, Albanian and Greek fluently with a working knowledge of Italian. Outside of her busy and fulfilling professional life, Maria is a dedicated mother of two who loves to spend time with family, travel and explore the local Toronto food scene.
March 9th Registration Information
Mental Health: How to Stay Motivated
March 16th, 11:00 AM EST | 16:00 GMT | 18:00 Egypt Time
How do you create goals, solve problems and change old habits? How do you continue to be resilient in the face of job rejection and feeling like you lack the motivation to keep going? This workshop will help you work through challenges around:
- Positive self talk
- Goal setting and reviewing
- How to stay mindful and motivated
- What to do if you lose motivation
About the Speaker
George Taktak is the founder of How Mental, the world’s largest community of people (inc. Bella Hadid, Emma Bunton & Alanis Morissette) and organizations dedicated to making mental healthcare accessible, reaching 14 Million people across social media [IG: @howmental].
George uses his experience of depression and anxiety to normalize the conversation around mental health, infusing creativity, humor and levity throughout his work. Over the past decade, he has consulted organizations on how to engage people with mental wellbeing. George is particularly interested in technology’s ability to scale care and is an inventor, having secured a patent for his work in 2019.
Before shifting into healthcare, George received an Economics degree from the LSE. He worked for Deloitte and Barclays Wealth. George is also an artist, writer, polyglot and part of the LGBTQ+ family.
Recently, through How Mental, George released the ‘How Are We’ app to help people easily track their feelings and create a tangible metric for the wellbeing of the planet. It is available to download on iPhone now.
March 16th Registration Information
How to Build a Successful Business From Scratch
March 23rd, 11:00 AM EST | 16:00 GMT | 18:00 Egypt Time
Are you a self starter? Have you always known you wanted to be your own boss but you don’t know where to start or if you’ll enjoy being an entrepreneur?
Wanja Laiboni is a former International Development practitioner turned creative industries entrepreneur and designer. She grasps that creativity can humanize our lives, fuel innovation, and drive economic development. In this session, she’ll dive deep into the life and challenges of an entrepreneur. She’ll share experiences starting her own business, answer questions about how to get funding, training and support and talk about how to overcome obstacles that you might face.
If you’re a current or soon to be graduate searching for a purpose, this session is a great starting point to help you figure out what you want to do! We’ll answer question like:
- Idea or determination, what comes first?
- Challenges of becoming an entrepreneur and how to overcome obstacles
- Social entrepreneurship, what is it?
- How to find your purpose
About the Speaker
After nearly a decade of a global career managing multi-million dollar grant portfolios and projects for US non-profits that saw Wanja Laiboni work as far afield as Asia, the Americas, the Caribbean, and East and Southern Africa, Wanja is investing in the development of Africa’s Creative and Cultural Industries.
She has founded two heritage-based enterprises. SIWWAA (www.siwwaa.com), a sustainable luxury accessories brand, merges one-of-a-kind contemporary design inspired by Africa’s cultural and artistic capital with sustainable raw materials and production excellence. Beginning as a research project, Crafting Kenya (www.craftingkenya.com) is repositioning Kenya’s craft and materials heritage for production and sourcing for global brands in fashion.