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Newcomer Women Realities Podcast ...

Newcomer Women Realities Podcast ...

By Olunosen Louisa Ibhaze
What are "we" (professional newcomer women in IT) saying and what are "they" (employers/community leaders) hearing? 5 professional newcomer women in Canada share their integration experiences and give tips on bridging the cultural divide in regards to culture shock, gender, employment, civic participation, diversity and also finding their unique voices, gratitude and purpose.

This 5 episode podcast is a part of the "Cultural Understanding and Empowering Women in IT Program" launched by the Ottawa Chinese Community Centre to support and empower internationally educated newcomer women in IT.
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Renata Brum (Ep.2) Civic Participation, Bilingualism, Networking and Accents (#cuewIT)

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Magdalene Cooman (Ep 1) Culture Shock, Fear, Gratitude and Finding purpose, (#cueWIT).
As part of the Cultural Understanding and Empowering Women in IT program ( #cueWIT) ; Ms Magdalene Cooman an Inspirational Leadership Coach and Director for Employer Engagement  speaks about the emotional and phycological experiences of newcomer women, when adjusting to new environments. She explains why they seem to loose their unique voices and explains how they can see the present as a gift, find gratitude in experiences and also find their purpose. 
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Judith Lockwood (Ep 5) Sensitization, Understanding and Professional Newcomer Women (#cueWIT).
As part of the Cultural Understanding and Empowering Women in IT program ( #cueWIT) ; Ms Judith Lockwood a Canadian Entreprenuer speaks about the importance of sensitizing Canadian employers on the plight of professional newcomer women.
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Maria El- Chababi (Ep. 4) Belief , Unity and Positivity (#cueWIT)
As part of the Cultural Understanding and Empowering Women in IT program ( #cueWIT) ; Ms Maria El- Chababi an immigrant women in IT speaks about the importance of identity,  barriers to inclusion and volunteering as a critical step to integration for professional newcomer women in IT.
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Renata Brum (Ep.2) Civic Participation, Bilingualism, Networking and Accents (#cuewIT)
As part of the Cultural Understanding and Empowering Women in IT program ( #cueWIT) ; Ms Renata Brum a retired Senior Citizenship Judge and present Principal partner of Brum Immigration gives insights on the importance of getting professional newcomer women involved in civic participation and bridging the cultural and gender divide in regards to inclusion, Employement and networking.
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Doris Haddad (Ep.3) Global Skills, Confidence and Communication (#cueWIT)
As part of the Cultural Understanding and Empowering Women in IT program ( #cueWIT) ; Ms Doris Haddad a seasoned Career Coach speaks about the "Canadian Work Experience" ,  the unique challenges she has encountered when preparing professional newcomer women for Employement and explains the importance of "Global Experience", confidence and communicating clearly with key words when speaking to employers.
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