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Tuesday, January 24 • 10:00 - 10:30
Quality Workforce Opportunities: Bringing Youth and Employers Together

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Using key findings from the Future of Work Survey (a collaboration between Tamarack Institute, Youthful Cities, The Co-Operators and CCYP), participants will learn more about what youth want in the workforce and how organizations can best support young workers. This session will include a discussion on current practices, emerging strategies, and how to recruit, retain and develop young talent effectively.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Understand what youth and employers prefer in a work environment
  • Discover youth feelings about how their skills match employer's requirements
  • Discover what the "New Normal" of work could look like

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Ashley Igboanugo

Engagement Specialist, Canadian Council for Youth Prosperity
Ashley Igboanugo is currently a student at Carleton University. She works as an Engagement Specialist. Ashley is passionate about promoting the academic and economic achievements of youth who experience marginalization.
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Dane Ferry

Engagement Specialist, Canadian Council for Youth Prosperity
Dane Ferry has a background in operations and project support. She received a BA in political science and philosophy from Western University. Dane is an Engagement Specialist with the YWC team.
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Nathalie Blanchet

Director, Communities Building Youth Futures, Tamarack Institute
In her role at Tamarack Institute, Nathalie Blanchet works closely with city managers and Tamarack staff to ensure communities have the knowledge and coaching needed to design mechanisms for youth to be engaged and supported.
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Nicole Stogrin

Project Officer, Canadian Council for Youth Prosperity
Nicole Stogrin is a Project Officer with CCYP and holds a Certified Career Development Professional designation. Nicole is responsible for overseeing the Youth Workforce Consultancy team.

Layla Belmahi

Manager, Cities, Quebec and Communities Building Youth Futures
Layla Belmahi is passionate about supporting and connecting individuals and groups to achieve greater social justice. She joined the Tamarack team to support the Communities Building Youth Futures program, and Tamarack’s partnerships with francophone communities. Layla is also currently... Read More →

Tuesday January 24, 2023 10:00 - 10:30 EST