Skills for Change Connect Series is a new interview series connecting our community with you.

Episode 1 | MENTAL HEALTH AND EMOTIONAL WELLBEING

Associate Director Sampada Kukade interviews Narges Khazraei about the mental health and emotional wellbeing supports, and counselling that she provides for newcomers and immigrants.

Episode 2 | NEWCOMER ENTREPRENEURSHIP HUB

Sampada Kukade, Associate Director of Employer Engagement and Program Marketing, interviews Vijay James of Newcomer Entrepreneurship Hub, a pre-incubator program for Canadian newcomers to start a business. 

Episode 3 | EMPLOYMENT SERVICES

Sampada Kukade, Associate Director of Employer Engagement interviews Nelson Briceno, Information & Referral Counsellor to talk about Skills for Change’s Employment Services and on how we’re delivering services in today’s challenging times.

Episode 3 | LEADING IN A TIME OF CRISIS: AN INTERVIEW WITH CEO OF SKILLS FOR CHANGE

Our CEO Surranna Sandy discusses leading Skills for Change during this unprecedented time of crisis while ensuring the continued delivery of high quality services to vulnerable sector communities.
What leadership looks like in times of crisis? How to turn challenges into opportunities? What does it mean to lead with empathy? How to support your staff through change? How can CEOs support mental health of employees during crisis?