On Thursday, November 30th, the UMGSA hosted an Alumni Mentorship Event. Graduate students met with alumni from diverse backgrounds and expertise to discuss topics specifically tailored to the interest of graduate students. Students participated in an extensive panel discussion with our alumni guests, and enjoyed food and beverages from Conference and Catering services. Stay tuned for upcoming events with the UMGSA by following us on Facebook. We hope to have another successful alumni event soon!

Our Alumni Panel for this event included:

Dawn Nedohin-Macek, P. Eng., FEC, SMIEEE
President of the Alumni Association of the University of Manitoba
Project Portfolio Engineer
Telecommunications Department
Manitoba Hydro

Subramaniam Balakrishnan 
Professor, P.Eng
Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Manitoba

Alix Richards
Regional Consultant
Municipal Relations
Recreation and Regional Services Eastman

David Grad
Facilitator and Programs Coordinator
Learning and Organizational Development
Human Resources, Education Building
University of Manitoba

Shona Connelly
Graduate of the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Arts and Master’s Degree in Political Science.
Past member of the Board of Directors of the University of Manitoba Alumni Association and served as one of its Vice-Presidents and as a member of the Executive Committee.
University of Manitoba Board of Governors
St. Boniface Hospital Foundation