With waves of displaced peoples leaving their homelands and many Western countries closing their borders, who is there to help bridge the divide? Khalil Shariff believes Canada has an important and unique role to play in this new world; that we must harness the aspirations of young people to become thoughtful, engaged global citizens, and develop a vision for the kind of global leadership Canada ought to be exercising.
Khalil Z. Shariff is the Chief Executive Officer, Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC). Khalil joined AKFC as CEO in 2005. He was previously with the Toronto office of McKinsey & Co., an international management consultancy. Throughout his career, Khalil has cultivated his interest in international development and conflict resolution issues. He holds a BA in International Relations and Economics from UBC, and a JD magna cum laude from Harvard Law School.
TED-style Talk: Spark!
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
11:30 pm – 1:00 pm
More than 900 career development professionals will gather in Ottawa next week for the 11th annual Cannexus National Career Development Conference. The biggest event in the country for professionals working in career counselling, employment and workforce development takes place Jan. 23-25, 2017. Delegates will explore the latest research and advance the conversations around important topics in the field.
The Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling (CERIC) is a charitable organization that advances education and research in career counselling and career development.
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