Fellows Fast Facts: CivicAction DiverseCity Fellows Info Session

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18 York Street, 26th Floor

Rooms 26016-26017 (Sao Paulo & New York Boardrooms)

Toronto, ON M5J 0B2

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At CivicAction, we believe there is nothing more important to the future of our communities than preparing those who will lead them.
Thinking of applying to be a 2015-16 DiverseCity Fellow? Get the scoop on one of North America’s top programs for rising leaders.
Join us for an interactive "Fellows Fast Facts" information session on July 6! Attendees will hear remarks from CivicAction CEO Sevaun Palvetzian and Chair Rod Phillips, learn about the program, meet CivicAction staff, and have an opportunity to hear from current and former Fellows about their their experiences and insights, including:

  • Tanzeel Merchant, Executive Director, Ryerson City Building Institute, Co-Founder Board Member - Pan Am Path (2012 Fellow)
  • Adaoma Patterson, Advisor - Peel Poverty Reduction Strategy, Region of Peel; Federal Election Candidate 2015, Brampton West (2010 Fellow)
  • Mark Sam, Senior Manager, Accenture (2014-15 Fellow)
  • Robyn Connelly, Director, Community Relations, Toronto Pearson (2013-14 Fellow)

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5:30-5:45PM - Registration
5:45-6:00PM - Overview of the DiverseCity Fellows program
6:00-6:40PM - Remarks from current and former Fellows
6:40-7:00PM - Q&A
7:00-7:30PM - Networking
Applications are being accepted online from June 8 - July 20, 2015. For more information and to access the application package, click here to visit our website: civicaction.ca/diversecity-fellows

Now in its 7th year, the CivicAction DiverseCity Fellows program is a free year-long program that exposes participants to important regional issues, provides opportunities for personal leadership development and helps them grow a strong network of civic-minded peers across sectors. It also provides access to the region’s top influencers and a unique platform for community-focused action.

As a CivicAction DiverseCity Fellows, rising leaders will have the opportunity to shape their communities by:
  • Expanding their personal and professional network across the region;
  • Making an impact through projects that tackles a pressing social, environmental, or economic issue in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA);
  • Explore leadership competencies and current urban challenges with the region’s top influencers and visionaries; and
  • Receiving mentorship support from a prominent senior-level leader.
Who should apply?
  • Rising leaders in their field/sector with a desire to make our region a better place to live and work;
  • Talented and engaged individuals with a track record of strong leadership and who have between 5-15 years of professional experience;
  • Creative problem-solvers who are ambitious, results-oriented, collaborative and inclusive; and
  • Individuals of all ages and ethnic and cultural backgrounds in any part of the GTHA.

We're building the next generation of leaders - reserve YOUR seat at the table.

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PwC

18 York Street, 26th Floor

Rooms 26016-26017 (Sao Paulo & New York Boardrooms)

Toronto, ON M5J 0B2

Canada

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