Annual General Meeting

Thank you to all of those who attended our 2021 AGM! Here are the winners of the door prizes:

For participating in the AGM:
  • Uzma Hussain – $100
  • Ogoma Osanyiniusi – $75
  • Nahid Naghibzadeh Bajestani – $50
For voting on the AGM items:
  • Hussain Kareem – $100 gift card
Congratulations to all of the winners!

Here are some video highlights from the AGM:
  • Special thanks to our Health and Wellness team:  Video
  • Performance by Ahmed Hodelin; Song: Mambo Timbalero by Tito Puente:  Video
  • Silver Bells by Funmi Dominic Olaoye:  Video

Deidre Lake

Deidre’s career started with teaching. From there, she specialized in performance-based, competency-based assessment tools related to language, communication, and workplace integration. She’s managed various programs and initiatives for non-profit organizations and large institutions. She’s been a member of various provincial and national advisory committees. From management, she moved into the areas of curriculum design and research. She’s led several research studies related to language assessment and a longitudinal study on International Medical Graduates in Canada. Deidre has been working with International Medical Graduates since 2004 and brings with her a wealth of knowledge, experience, and ideas. She has a proven track record in the development of innovative, high quality, outcome driven, online and face-to-face training programs, including the highly successful MCAP program for IMGs in Alberta. She is enthusiastic and driven to continue to lead, develop, and implement quality educational programs. She is committed to excellence and passionate about IMG education, workplace training, e-learning initiatives, and the evolution of technology in the areas of education and healthcare.