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“Amirah Mahomed: From Co-op to Lab Manager in 4 Years”

March 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

“Amirah Mahomed: From Co-op to Lab Director in 4 Years” details the remarkable journey of Amirah Mahomed, a young, dynamic professional who rapidly ascended from a cooperative education (co-op) student to the director of a prestigious research laboratory within the span of just four years. This event is designed to inspire and educate attendees on the power of dedication, strategic career planning, and the importance of seizing opportunities in the STEM fields.

The session begins with an overview of Amirah’s early days as a co-op student, highlighting her initial experiences, the challenges she faced, and the learning opportunities that came her way. It delves into the strategies she employed to stand out, the mentors who guided her, and the pivotal moments that shaped her career trajectory.

As the narrative progresses, the focus shifts to Amirah’s transition from student to professional, underscoring her innovative approaches to research, leadership skills, and her contribution to groundbreaking projects that caught the attention of senior management.

The latter part of the event is dedicated to her role as a lab director, including the responsibilities that come with the position, her approach to managing a diverse team, fostering a culture of innovation, and her vision for the future of research in her field.

This inspiring tale is not just a career progression story but a testament to the impact of mentorship, perseverance, and the willingness to embrace challenges. The event concludes with a Q&A session, allowing attendees to engage directly with Amirah, followed by a networking session to connect with fellow aspirants and professionals.

Location: EME 1151

EME Building, UBCO Campus

1137 Alumni Avenue
Kelowna, British Columbia V1V 1V7 Canada
March 23
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Management Students Association