Congratulations to the eighteen students who were selected to participate in CEOx1Day. The finalists have been paired with a CEO from leading Canadian organizations and over the course of the next month will participate in the most innovative leadership training opportunity in Canada! Students will shadow and be mentored by an industry leader for the day to get a first-hand look at what it takes to lead an organization.

Congrats to the following finalists:

  • Ria Bharadwaj – University of Waterloo
  • Gabrielle Foss – Western University
  • Kara Kristof – University of Windsor
  • Vanessa Lin – Queen’s University
  • Olivia Poulin – Brock University
  • Anirudh Puri – University of Waterloo
  • Diego Garcia – Laval University
  • Lucrezia Sciascia – Concordia University
  • Mansi Calapatti – University of Calgary
  • Akash Gupta – University of Alberta
  • Caleb Pearson – University of Alberta
  • Riley Hunt – University of Victoria
  • Grace Jin – University of British Columbia
  • Gurjodh Mahal – Simon Fraser University
  • Peter Gott – Carleton University
  • Kayal Maduk – Carleton University
  • Zameer Masjedee – Carleton University

Participants from across Canada began the selection process last October and the finalists worked their way through a series of leadership psychometric tests by Hogan Assessments, interviews with Odgers Berndtson recruiters, as well as workshops and activities with McKinsey & Company before the final eighteen were chosen.

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