Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) students will have an opportunity to hear from four MES alumni panelists during the annual Anita McBride Alumni Mentoring Luncheon on Tuesday, Oct. 18.
Four guest speakers and MES graduates will share their inspiring career experience to an audience of incoming MES students and alumni from many different years of the program. Following the panel, there will be an opportunity for alumni and students to network over lunch.
Running 11am to 2pm in HNES Room 140, the event will also give students a chance to hear remarks from FES Dean Noël Sturgeon.
Returning this year is the designated ‘talking spaces’ designed to facilitate meaningful conversations between students and alumni with similar interests.
Following the panel, students will have an opportunity to network with alumni panelists and mentors over lunch. A new feature this year is designated ‘talking spaces’ where alumni and students with similar expertise and research interest can connect.
This year’s panel includes:
- Babak Abbaszadeh (MES ‘92), president & CEO of Toronto Centre
- Peter Kulkarni (MES ’04), manager, Planning & Development for Shoppers Drugmart
- Charlene Lindsay (MES ’16), co-Founder and president SDNR for First Nations Consulting Group
- Beth MacNeil (MES ’90), director general, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
The luncheon will feature MC Ted Spence, a long-time friend of McBride and professor emeritus of the FES.
The event is named in honour of retired staff member Anita McBride, former director of the Faculty’s Office of Student & Academic Services.
To register, go here.