The McGill Reporter sits down with Elizabeth Chima (BCom’20), Valedictorian for the Desautels Faculty of Management. A recent graduate with a double major in Finance and International Management and a minor in Economics, Chima sheds light on life at McGill and finishing her degree during a pandemic.
“The Desautels Faculty of Management is a community of doers and truly a force to be reckoned with,” says Chima.
Erin Janna (BCom'19, GCPA'20), student of the Graduate Certificate in the Professional Accounting (GCPA) program, has been selected among her graduating class as this year’s recipient of the C. Douglas Mellor Prize for academic excellence.
Protestors across the world are calling for the dismantling of the police force, but for Longueuil police chief and Desautels alumnus Fady Dagher (EMBA’12), police departments need to be reformed to develop a culture of proximity within their communities.
A generous donation from Gisèle and Neil Murdoch (BCom’81) has accelerated student mental health efforts at Desautels, creating a new Local Wellness Advisor position in the Faculty.
In the race to produce masks amid the current health crisis, Montreal brothers Mark and Jordan Owen (BCom’16) and friend Sean Tasse founded Bien Aller, a mask manufacturer with a sustainable edge.
Professor Karl Moore speaks to the founders of Bien Aller about forming a business during a pandemic and how their business model aims to give back to the community.
Desautels alumna and vice president of RBC RH&N Kathy Fazel (BCom’91) has received the Inspiration-Andrée-Corriveau Award from the Association des femmes en finance du Québec.
Fazel, whose finance career spans 25 years, credits her early career mentors with ensuring she never felt disadvantaged as a woman in a field still dominated by men. She is now inspired to give back through causes close to her heart.
EMBA alumna Julie Lévesque (EMBA’16) has been promoted to Chief Information Officer at National Bank. Lévesque brings an abundance of experience to the table, having held various executive roles in IT at National Bank and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board across her extensive career.
In an interview with Professor Karl Moore, Dr Joanne Liu (IMHL'14) campaigns for the protection of frontline health workers, emphasizing the need for more personal protective equipment, psychological support, and transparency from government officials.
Congratulations to Jason Binette-Adams (BCom'19), Alexandra Chéné (BCom'19), Sadaf Zaywari (BCom'19), Kriti Jain (BCom'19) and Saranjot Kaur (BCom'19) who were awarded the Lionel Pelham Kent Scholarship by the Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting (GCPA) program.
We know that networking is crucial to career growth, and that university plays a key role in forming professional relationships. DesautelsConnect simplifies the networking process by making it easy for members of the #DesautelsFamily – students, alumni, staff, and faculty – to connect with one another.
The COVID-19 pandemic has seen demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) like masks and ventilators increase by up to seventeen times. Healthcare improvement company Premier CEO Susan DeVore (IMHL’10) joins Yahoo! To talk boosting the PPE supply chain in the U.S.
Dr. Nathalie Duchesne (IMHL’18) and her team reveal how an AI algorithm can predict how COVID-19 cases will progress based on analysis of baseline chest x-rays.
For MBA students at McGill University, sustainability is a crucial ingredient of successful leadership. McGill alumni Justin Park (MBA’18) and Natasha Alani (MBA’17) reflect on how the program’s integrated approach to sustainability has informed their professional practices.
Dr. Jean-Simon Létourneau (IMHL’21), emergency physician at the Hôtel-Dieu de Lévis, sheds lights on the disconnect between messages from decision-makers and the reality on the ground for healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The first week of May marks the start of the GCPA program for a new incoming cohort of 48 students. Joining the cohort are 37 graduates from McGill University’s very own Bachelor of Commerce graduates, seven Concordia graduates, and four from other Canadian universities. The cohort is comprised of 25 female students and 23 male students.