FMC Law: 2009 IS Award Winner: CBC Toronto Vision Award for Immigrant Inclusion
The schools you attended, where you’ve worked and who you know can make all the difference in the legal profession. It’s never easy, and if your education, experience and contacts are in another country, it’s nearly impossible….
Coordinator of internationally educated social work professionals program moves thousands into employment
Patricia O’Connor, Ryerson University: 2008 IS Awards winner: Toronto Star Immigrant Champion Award
Through a program that is the first of its kind in Canada, Patricia O’Connor is making notable strides toward integrating immigrant social workers into the labour market….
Fiona Macfarlane, Ernst & Young: 2008 IS Awards Winner: CBC Toronto Business Leadership Award
When Fiona Macfarlane arrived in Canada from South Africa in 1987, she had a wealth of knowledge and experience. Trained as a lawyer, Fiona held four degrees including a master of law from Cambridge University. Yet she struggled to find work until she was hired by Ernst & Young….
Jane Lewis, Procter & Gamble: 2008 IS Awards Winner: Canadian HR Reporter Individual Achievement Award
For over 10 years, Jane Lewis has been at the helm of Procter & Gamble’s (P&G) efforts to nurture a diverse workforce including skilled immigrants….