Olivia Kim

Aerospace Engineering | Engineer at Korean Air
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Olivia received her Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering with a minor in Business from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Florida. Since then, she has been working as a design engineer and manufacturing engineer at Korean Air Aerospace Division. As a lead-level design engineer, her work has focused upon developing efficient Wing Tip structures for Boeing 787 aircraft and executing drawing changes to resolve engineering issues related to Boeing commercial aircraft structures. In the manufacturing engineering team, her role was mainly auditing and revising production planning to ensure compliance with customer requirements and regulations. Outside work, she loves spending time with her family and friends, practicing yoga, and traveling.

Kate Harvey

Human Resources | Talent Manager or DHX Media Ltd.
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As a Talent Manager at DHX Media, Kate is passionate about supporting and developing the company’s 500+ employees in 2D animation. Kate started her career as a Recruiter for a rapidly growing e-commerce company before eventually moving into the animation industry, joining the HR team at Studio B Productions. Studio B was soon acquired by DHX, and she continued to grow her experience and ability within the company during a period of accelerated growth and change. Kate strives to promote a positive culture of growth and care across the company to enhance the employee experience. Her key areas of focus are talent development, identifying growth areas and opportunities for employees, employee relations and performance management, talent analysis and reviews, university relations, and recruitment.

Sally Guo

International Trade / Transportation and Logistics | Account Manager at Export Development Canada
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Sally is an Account Manager with Export Development Canada (EDC) here in Vancouver. EDC is a federal crown corporation with the mandate to support Canadian businesses expand their footprint globally. Sally is part of the business development team focusing on BC-based businesses, and especially small/mid-size companies including start-ups. She engages the companies to think strategically on identifying risks of exporting, and protecting their interests via risk mitigation tool (credit and political risk insurance) and accessing financing for growth. Sally partners with the local business community and also Trade Commissioners in Global Affairs Canada to provide trade advisory services. Sally graduated from the Sauder School of Business in 2009 and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). She enjoys travelling, hiking and trying new recipes in her spare time.

Hyunsuk Song

Dentistry | Dentist at Family Dental Care
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Hyunsuk is a Korean-Canadian born in South Korea and immigrated to Canada at the age of eleven. He was fortunate to experience both countries, which allowed him to relate with many groups with different cultural/social/ethnic background. He went to Simon Fraser University, University of Saskatchewan and University of Western Ontario where he obtained my DDS degree. He is currently situated in Chilliwack and working as a dentist focusing on giving back to the community. He is independent, self-motivated yet constantly self-assessing person whose life goal is to move forward.

 


Devon Yoo

Software Development | Computer Vision Engineer at Clearvision Technologies Inc.

 

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Devon Yoo is a software engineer at ClearVision Tech and he is specialized in Artificial Intelligence, Automation and Image Processing. Devon is developing an automated quality inspection system targeting various manufacturing industry and he is managing a research and development team for several projects in the company. He also has a successful settlement story after 13 years of international student life.

 


Jin Kim

International Trade / Transportation and Logistics | President of Global Supply Trade Ltd.
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Jin is a Life Science Grad from University of Toronto. Since high school, he has been importing various products, mainly plush toys, to Canada and slowly started to expand. He is the mentor to meet if you are interested in international trade, import exports, or Customs and Duty. Jin is also involved with the Korean Trade Group OKTA where you can attend social events and meet more seasoned mentors in international trade and logistics.


Steve Lee

Software Development | Software Specialist at Central 1 Credit Union
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After graduating in Computational Science with Biochemistry specialization from University of Waterloo, Steve worked as a lab database administrator at ALS Environmental, as a software developer at Schneider Electric, and currently as a software specialist at Central 1 Credit Union. He works on the development of financial technologies, such as cheque imaging (Cheque Remote Deposit Capture) and fund transfer system for credit unions across Canada. In addition, he is currently obtaining the information security certification. Outside work, Steve enjoys networking with people and travelling to new places.


Justin Ling

Entrepreneurship | CEO and Co-founder of EquitySim
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Justin Ling, named Forbes 30 under 30 for education, graduated from SFU in 2013 from the Finance Program. After helping to launch SFU's BEAM program, he moved to Toronto to work at P&G. After 1.5years at P&G, Justin left to create his own technology start-up EquitySim. EquitySim is a classroom simulation that helps create a more engaging and interactive learning environment for Universities and Colleges. EquitySim uses Artificial Intelligence to match students who engage with the simulation with their best fit career opportunities.

 


Jeff Park

Culinary | Executive Chef at the Salted Vine
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While he initially pursued a career in the advertising industry in Los Angeles, it was his first fine dining experience at Wolfgang Puck’s Spago Beverly Hills restaurant that sparked in Jeff Park a desire to trade the design desk for a culinary canvas instead. He packed up his belongings, returned to his adopted hometown of Vancouver — where he moved with his family from Korea at the age of 16 — and enrolled in Dubrulle Culinary School.

Since graduating, his culinary acumen and reputation speaks for itself. He became a mainstay as both a chef de partie and sous chef at Whistler’s award-winning Araxi Restaurant & Oyster Bar for four years before heading eastward in 2007 to oversee kitchen operations at acclaimed Calgary hotspots Blink Restaurant & Bar and Chef’s Table at Kensington Riverside Inn. In 2011 he returned to his resort-town roots at Araxi as chef de cuisine and helped the restaurant continue to stake its claim as one of Canada’s top culinary destinations.

He credits his advertising and design background for his shrewd and creative use of colour and composition in the kitchen, and his culinary experience and innate knowledge of fresh, organic and seasonal fare for the local flavours and textures that punctuate and inform each dish he envisions.

A proud resident of the town which he has called home since 2011 with his wife and two small children, Jeff is committed to providing the close-knit community of Squamish with a new contemporary and upscale dining experience that offers up a diverse menu of share plates comprised of locally sourced, sustainable ingredients that spotlight the very best of the Pacific Northwest.

 


Min Hye Chung

Animal Biology | Veterinarian
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Before calling Canada her home, Min spent her life growing up in England, Italy, and South Korea. Min pursued a degree in Cell Biology and Genetics at the University of British Columbia, but it was her ongoing love for medicine and animals that helped her realize her true calling. After graduation, she pursued her dreams of becoming a veterinary surgeon by attending the University of Queensland in Australia. She is currently a member of the CVBC and AVMA.
Min has spent six weeks travelling and volunteering in Africa with Volunteer Abroad. She was also the chairman of Unite for Sight, represented her school at BC Cancer Association, volunteered with Rosies Soup Kitchen and St. John Ambulance.
When Min isn’t at the clinic treating her furry friends, she can be found in the great outdoors – hiking, snowboarding, or jogging!



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