VOLUNTEER TO CAREER
Identifying key hard and soft skills students can learn through volunteering and how they relate to what employers are looking for.
PRESENTER(S): Alysha Ferguson and Lia De Cicco-Remu
Student Development Officer- Community Engagement, University of Toronto Mississauga
As a Student Affairs Professional at UTM, Alysha works to support student success by encouraging students to find their fit outside of the classroom. Her focus on community engagement allows her to build partnerships in the Peel region for students to connect, give back and gain valuable skills.
Lia De Cicco-Remu
Director, National Teacher Engagement Strategy, Microsoft Canada, Microsoft Canada
Lia is the Director of the Partners in Learning program for Microsoft Canada, a global MSFT/UNESCO partnership to transform schools for 21st century learning. As teacher, with many years of experience in the IT sector, Lia is passionate about creating strong partnerships to create and enable new ways of teaching and learning.