Career Day is always an important part of our Summer Program and this year was no different! Our 2016 Summer Program was diverse and filled with career panelists from a wide variety of backgrounds – some of which included: journalism, photography, hair styling, real estate, education, aviation, nursing and business. In addition, for the first time ever we had a keynote speaker, Mike George shared his experiences as an agent with Excel Sports Management! Our panelists shared their stories, life experiences, wisdom and unique pathways to success with our mentees, volunteers and mentors and for that we are truly grateful.
In the classrooms, SBL youth got the opportunity to connect with the panelists on a more intimate and personal level by asking them questions about the highs and lows they had to encounter on their journeys to success. At the end of the experience, the youth were able to learn more about possible career choices and received more information about what steps are needed in high school and in post-secondary to achieve their career goals.
We would like to give a very special thank you to the following speakers: Ginella Massa, Yasim Osman, Ellis Tango, Charles Ayodele, Jamie Sutherland, Jeffrey Roberts, Liban Abkor, Michelle Smith, Tasha Chin and Mike George for their time and the wisdom that was shared to the SBL youth.