Humans of Skills for Change – Vijay

Vijay James is a Program Administrator for Mentoring and Employer Engagement at Skills for Change. He was born in the city of Chennai in India and relocated with his wife and his two children to Toronto just earlier this year in March. For Vijay, one of the most noticeable differences between Toronto and his home city is the changing seasons. “Being in Toronto is like being in a completely different realm for me,” says Vijay.…

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Humans of Skills for Change – Abbas

Abbas is a Program Specialist for the Health Informatics Bridging Program at Skills for Change. He was born in Iran and has been in Canada for three years. What Abbas still misses most about Iran are his friends, family and his support network back home. Abbas comes from a medical background and was a family medicine doctor in Iran. He has worked as a clinical practitioner, researcher and taught on the subject of addiction and mental…

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Celebrating International Accountants Day

Today is the International Accountants Day! On this day, we celebrate and recognize the contributions of all accountants. Skills for Change especially acknowledges the internationally-trained accountants and the hundreds of accountants whom we had the privilege to serve and work with.   For more than fifteen years, Skills for Change has run Accounting programs for hundreds of internationally trained professionals who come to Canada with professional experience in Accounting/Bookkeeping and Finance. Through our accounting programs,…

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