A Fresh Start: How Rania Llewellyn Is Helping Canadian Immigrants Kick-Start Their Career

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A Fresh Start: How Rania Llewellyn Is Helping Canadian Immigrants Kick-Start Their Career

By Shelley White
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Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 2:00pm

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When Rania Llewellyn graduated with an undergraduate degree from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, she faced a challenge many newcomers to Canada had faced before her; she was a well-educated immigrant who couldn’t find a job.

Born in Kuwait City to an Egyptian father and Jordanian mother, Rania had grown up in Kuwait and Egypt, completing the first two years of her commerce degree at the American University in Cairo. But then the Gulf War erupted, and Rania’s parents decided to emigrate to Canada in 1992, where she completed her degree.

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Keywords: Diversity & Inclusion | Corporate Social Responsibility | Education | Employee Giving | Jobs | Reduced Inequalities | Responsible Business & Employee Engagement | Scotiabank | Women | Workplace Inclusion

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