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Level Up: Becoming an Entrepreneur: Young alumni panel and Q&A

Have you dreamed about starting your own business or becoming an entrepreneur? Attend our upcoming virtual alumni entrepreneurship panel and Q&A and learn valuable advice for launching and growing a start-up business. This panel will feature three award-winning alumni who have launched successful start-ups as entrepreneurs:

  • Suzanna Alsayed (BA ’16, BA ‘17, MDEM ’20), Founder & CEO, Evolutz Inc. and 2022 York Top 30 Alumni Under 30 recipient.
  • Nick Di Scipio (BEng ‘23), Founder & CEO, Pantheon Prototyping
  • Faridah Yagboyaju (IBBA ’22), Program Manager, Bell Canada, Founder, MErai and 2023 York Top 30 Alumni Under 30 recipient.

Panelists will discuss:

    • Their career journeys, including starting their companies as students and recent grads.
    • The highs and lows of running a start-up.
    • Advice for starting a company, touching on a variety of topics including: marketing, funding, resilience and the importance of mentorship.

Registration is required in advance. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions during the Q&A portion of the panel discussion.

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2023 | 12 p.m. ET
Format: Zoom webinar
Host: Prakash Amarasooriya, (BSc ’15), Learning Solution Architect, TD; CEO and Founder, Kashamara Productions


Oct 17 2023


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Virtual (Zoom)


York Alumni Engagement
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