|Degrees:||Bachelor of Computer Science, Management and Business Concentration; Minor in Business (Carleton University), MBA, International Development Management (Carleton University)|
Area of Research:
- International Business
- Management and Strategy
Emily is the the CEO and co-founder of Connected Canadians (CC), an NGO which provides seniors with free technology training and support. Many CC volunteers are new immigrants to Canada, and more recently due to COVID-19 CC was the recipient of a City of Ottawa Economic Development Grant which retrained service industry workers who lost employment due to COVID-19 as technology mentors for isolated seniors.
Emily will focus on understanding how volunteering helps CC volunteers integrate into their Canadian communities and workplaces, with an end goal of developing a framework to support the career transitions of newcomers to Canada through volunteering.
Supervisor: Dr. Luciara Nardon