Are you unsure on how to translate your Ethics, Society, and Law degree into a desirable and relevant profession?
If so, come out to learn about different occupations available you. Your questions will be answered by knowledgeable professionals in the fields of public policy, human rights, academia, and the private sector.
Alexander Lim (HBSc, MPH, PMP) is a Senior Project Coordinator with the Canadian Institute for Health Information where he is responsible for supporting the implementation and adoption of the pan-Canadian Primary Health Care Electronic Medical Record Content Standards in jurisdictions across Canada. Since graduating from the ES&L program, Alex has completed a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Waterloo, and attained his Project Management Professional certification. Over the past several years, he has worked in the areas of health policy and diabetes, child welfare, youth employment, and library services, holding various positions with the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services, the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, the federal government, and the City of Mississauga. In addition to his government experience, he is also a respected professional with expertise in project management, program implementation, stakeholder engagement, and policy development.
Raha Bahreini is an Iranian-Canadian human rights lawyer and advocate. She obtained her LLM in International Human Rights Law from the University of Essex in the United Kingdom, her JD from Osgoode Hall Law School, York University and her HBA in Women and Gender Studies and Ethics, Society and Law from the University of Toronto. Ms. Bahreini has worked as a public interest law fellow at Amnesty International Canada and more recently as a senior research associate at the University of Essex Human Rights in Iran Unit where she contributed to the work of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Iran. Over the years, she has also conducted human rights research and advocacy work with many organizations including REDRESS, Justice for Iran, Parkdale Community Legal Services (refugee and immigration division) and Iran Human Rights Documentation Centre. Her research and advocacy interests include civil and political rights, economic, social and cultural rights, transitional justice, refugee and migrant rights, gender equality and sexual diversity rights.
Ryan Liss is currently a doctoral candidate at Yale Law School where he studies as a Trudeau Scholar, and a SSHRC Doctoral Fellow. He holds a masters degree from Yale Law School, and a Juris Doctor and B.A. (in Ethics, Society and Law) from the University of Toronto. Ryan’s work to date has focused on international criminal law and international human rights law. He has worked with the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, the Coalition for the International Criminal Court, the Canadian Centre for International Justice, the Canadian International Development Agency (as a human rights intern in Manila, The Philippines), and clerked at the Ontario Court of Appeal.
Michael Beeforth is an associate with Dentons Canada LLP's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group, where he has a growing practice in commercial, banking and asset recovery litigation. He is experienced in representing a number of financial institutions in a variety of different circumstances. In addition to a developing expertise in assisting financial institutions in tracing, freezing and recovering misappropriated assets, Mike has experience in securities-related aspects of banking litigation, most recently acting for a major Canadian financial institution in defending a $280 million claim brought by a former hedge fund client. Mike is also a member of Dentons' Alternative Dispute Resolution Group. He has appeared in several mediations and has acted as counsel in arbitrations related to a variety of topics, including energy distribution, shareholder disputes and alleged breaches of supply contracts.
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