Success Stories

PINs leaders have made many contributions to the community. Get inspired by reading their stories of success below.

Ana Peniche – Advancing to Success

June 29, 2018

Ana Peniche was a mentee in the 2017 cohort of the Collaborative Mentorship Program launched by Hispanotech. She talks about her experience in the program, how it helped her find success in her career, and why mentoring is useful for newcomers to Canada. I grew up in Mexico City, where I spent 5 years in […]

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Expanding Professional Networks, Creating Friendships and Building a Stronger Community

June 29, 2018

As PINs association Hispanotech looks forward to the fourth year of its mentorship program, Gabriel Sorozabal, who led the launch of the program in 2015, talks about why he wanted to start the program and the journey so far. I always thought of a mentor as someone who helps you achieve or exceed your life’s goals […]

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Building a Global Network

April 3, 2018

Many associations in the Professional Immigrant Networks (PINs) program have partnerships with international organizations around the globe. We find out how some of them work with their international partners to build capacity and benefit their members.

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Hispanotech’s Mentorship Program – Strength in collaboration

July 13, 2017

The mentorship program launched by the Professional Immigrant Networks (PINs) association Hispanotech has come a long way since its first cohort in 2015. The program has expanded its capacity by partnering with CCPA in 2016, and EXATEC Ontario in 2017. We asked them for their thoughts on how collaboration has made the program stronger.

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The Power of Networking

March 14, 2017

A diverse professional network can be very helpful for newcomers looking for meaningful employment. But how does it work in practice? Marcela Chein, President, EXATEC Ontario, a Professional Immigrant Networks (PINs) association, talks about how joining a professional association helped her build her network and find employment in Canada.

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