Business of Inclusion Podcast

Welcome to Business of Inclusion, a podcast by TRIEC. On the pod, we’ll bring you topics that affect the Greater Toronto region’s employers and its increasingly diverse workforce.


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Season Three

Latest Episode

Episode Three – Keys to Success: Crafting a Fulfilling Mentoring Partnership 

Our host Albert Ko is joined by Amir Tamari, Senior Counsel, Manulife, and Vivian Li, AVP Regional Head Distribution Compliance, Manulife Investment Management, as they share their personal journeys, the joys of mentoring, and the transformative benefits they’ve experienced.

Episode Two – Leading by Change: Inspiring Immigrant Women 

Raunica Ahluwalia, Professor, School of Marketing at Seneca Polytechnic, who transitioned from a TRIEC Mentoring Partnership (TMP) mentee to a mentor, and Karen Johnson, Co-Chair, Partnership and Finance at Black Female Accounts Network, share their inspiring career journeys before and after coming to Canada, their active involvement with TRIEC’s programs, and offer valuable advice for immigrant women taking on leadership roles while building their careers in Canada. 

Episode One – The Mentoring Experience

Mentoring is a valuable resource for immigrants to understand the Canadian labour market and gain insights for their job search. But how does it work and what is it actually like to have a mentor? Listen to our latest episode as Albert Ko talks to TRIEC Mentoring Partnership (TMP) mentor, Richard Burjaw, and his mentee, Norman Wijaya about their partnership and experience in the program.

Check out our episodes from previous seasons here:

Season One
Season Two

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