Are school and employment stressing you out? Come out to our much-anticipated career seminar and jump start your future! Whether you’re looking for connections or inspiration, this is the event for you.

Date: Thursday, March 5th
Time: 6-8 PM
Location: OISE 2214 (252 Bloor Street West)

This is a free event with catering. The dress code is business casual.

Below is our lineup of speakers who will talk about their careers, professional experiences, and how they got there. There will also be a Q&A and networking session near the end. In addition, we will be offering a free professional photo shoot. Don't miss out!

Saniya Mahboob, Equities Research Associate, CIBC

Saniya is the former president of ESA and graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto Rotman School of Management. At CIBC, Saniya supports the senior members of CAM's equity research team with a particular emphasis on the modelling and analysis of resource stocks. Prior to her present position, Saniya worked with CIBC Asset Management as an equity research analyst during her co-op term. She assisted portfolio managers by creating and maintaining financial models for various Canadian companies. She has also worked at CIBC as a business analyst on currency and derivatives projects.

Sina Motamedi, Policy and Quantitative Analyst, Ontario Ministry of Finance

Sina is a both a mathematician and economist. He holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto and a Master of Arts from McMaster University. He currently works for the Ontario Ministry of Finance as a mathematical economist, and also published other research in his spare time. His latest research has focused on exploring crypto-currencies as a disruptive innovation and understanding their economic consequences.

Tao Liu, VP of Technology, Citibank

Tao Liu is the Vice-President of Technology at Citibank and a former software engineer at Microsoft for over 5 years. Tao is an expert on F# and C# programming, design and development, and has published his own book in 2012.

Alan Mattanda, Financial Advisor, RBC

As a financial advisor, Alan manages a book of high net-worth clients. He works with them in the areas of financial and retirement planning, helping them get from point A to point B. Alan holds a Masters of Business Administration and a Bachelors in Marketing from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. Alan's hobbies include shotokan karate, reading, and playing the piano.

Hatsumi Hirota, SAS Analyst, Four Seasons

Hatsumi Hirota is a SAS Analyst at Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. Hatsumi has two degrees from the University of Toronto: a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at the Rotman School of Management, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and International Development Studies. Hatsumi also worked as an Operation Analyst in JP Morgan Chase investment banking from 2008 to 2011.

** One more speaker to come **