Over 600 International Students from across the Greater Toronto Area and beyond from various colleges and universities attended the 6th Annual BAPS Charities Youth Seminar on March 25, 2017, in Toronto, Ontario.
The seminar was organized to introduce the delegates to career planning, personal health, and financial planning, balancing wants with needs, guidance from immigration professionals and provide them an opportunity to network with each other to create a welcoming environment. The delegates enjoyed interesting presentations from the guest speakers on a wide variety of topics that would help them be successful in both their careers and their life in Canada.
The students also participated in a Q&A session with the professionals where they had an opportunity to ask questions about their specific areas of interest.
Special guests and speakers at the Youth Seminar included:
- Dr. Chris Evans, Provost and Vice President Academic, Ryerson University
- Professor Jit Shalin, Centennial College
- Ravi Jain, Partner at Green and Spiegel LLP
- Yogesh Patel, Entrepreneur
The event was followed by a networking dinner where the youth could meet with professionals and also network with each other to share ideas and information.