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Thu, Sep 16 | Online Zoom Event

KPWA 7th Annual Mentorship Program Launch Event

To kick off KPWA’s 7th Annual Mentorship Program, we invite you to join us at our launch event to learn more about our mentorship program and for an intimate conversation on Finding Your Path.
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KPWA 7th Annual Mentorship Program Launch Event

Time & Location

Sep 16, 6:30 PM – 8:15 PM EDT
Online Zoom Event

About the Event

To kick off KPWA’s 7th Annual Mentorship Program, we invite you to join us at our launch event to learn more about our mentorship program and for an intimate conversation on Finding Your Path. 

During the event, our three panelists will share their honest insights on navigating ones career journey, from what it takes to make a successful career pivot to the insecurities and imposter syndrome they’ve experienced along the way. Join us on September 16th to reevaluate your own position, passion, and goals, as you create your path to chase your dreams.

Event details:

6:30 to 6:45 - Introduction to the Mentorship Program

6:45 to 6:55 - Testimonials from Past Mentee/Mentor

6:55 to 7:50 - Panel Discussion on Finding Your Path: How to re-evaluate your position and chase your real dream 

7:50 to 8:15 - Audience Q&A

Speaker bios:

Shannon Jackson

HR Generalist

After spending four years as Regional Director in a not for profit organization, Shannon took a leap of faith in early 2020 to depart her position, and uproot her life from the city to the more peaceful countryside. After much reflection on her professional strengths and aspirations, Shannon is now pursuing her CHRP designation while working as an HR Generalist at Earthscape. Driven by coaching and developing successful teams, she focuses on building operational systems that support all levels of staff in communicating effectively, overcoming conflict in the workplace, and supporting employees in reaching their goals. In her spare time you can find her practicing yoga, in the garden with her chickens, or on a patio with friends.

Sujung Lee  

SMB Marketing Manager

Sujung Lee is a SMB Marketing Manager at Lenovo, a multinational technology company specialized in PC computers and solutions. She graduated from the University of Toronto Mississauga with a Biology specialist degree, and she started her career at a Psychiatric Clinic as a Medical Assistant. Then, she decided to pursue her career in marketing. After working at the Consulate General of Republic of Korea for 2 years, she joined Microsoft Canada as Marketing Manager, working with OEM partners and managing marketing programs in the tech industry. When she isn’t working, she loves to travel around the world. Next on her list is to spend a night in the Sahara Desert and stargaze.

Amy Yu 

Product Manager & Standup Comedian

Amy is a former IT Auditor / Consultant turned Product Manager & Standup Comedian. She graduated from the Rotman School of Commerce at the University of Toronto with a Specialist in accounting. After working at Deloitte Risk Advisory for 3 years and obtaining her CPA designation, she went through a "quarterlife crisis", which led to her picking up standup comedy as a coping mechanism for depression, and a career pivot into product management in the tech industry in pursuit of her passion. Now working in a full time job she loves, she is passionate about empowering more young women to design authentic careers and lifestyles for themselves.

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