Taking The Leap: Exchanging Insights toward Professional Excellence


"Taking the Leap" is about fostering an entrepreneurial attitude towards our own career development, while building personal professionalism and a strong cross-sector network of peers. With inspirational guest speakers, essential mentorship opportunities, and a dynamic networking session, "Taking The Leap" offers to both young professionals and students alike a unique opportunity to broaden their horizons.

Q: When is the best time for university students to start developing their career options?

A: Working professionals and HR experts agree - the time is RIGHT NOW, while you're still in school!

It's never too early to start thinking about your future.

Q. When is the best time for professionals to reconnect with their communities?

A. You guessed it: The time is also RIGHT NOW, while you can both make an impact and gain up-to-date insights on the future of our community!

Paying it forward pays dividends for you - and for the entire community.


We are proud to present the following outstanding community members as guest speakers for this event:

Madeleine Féquière | Senior Director and Chief Officer, Corporate Credit - Domtar Corporation

Leon Mwotia | Business Development Manager - RBC Global Asset Management

Gbolahan Olude | Threat Analyst - Morgan Stanley

Kamal Tamboura | Independent Network Consultant and Entrepreneur

Fabrice Vil | Co-founder and President - Pour 3 Points

Rose Wangechi | Alumni Officer, Student Programs - Concordia University


- In addition, several other young professionals and HR specialists from a range of sectors will be present. Come connect with them and explore your potential for achievement!

- Gain insights into how you can shape your optimal career trajectory.

- Learn how to join ACSioN's Professional Mentorship program, which facilitates the development of long-term exchanges between both established professionals and up-and-coming career-minded students and young professionals.

This event is free of charge, though capacity is limited. RSVP to ensure entry!

November 24, 2014 at 6pm - 9pm
Concordia University Hall Building, Room H-763
1455 boul de Maisonneuve O
Montreal, QC H3G1M8
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