Paola Levy / Mexico

PERSONAL  AND PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION

Paola is an Employment Counsellor who helps newcomers and Canadian citizen to find employment; she currently works as a Case Manager Support specialist at WorkBC Employment Services Center in Surrey.

Before she worked in the employment field, Paola worked more than 10 years as a Latin American Marketing Manager and as an International Students Agent in Vancouver.

HISTORY, CHALLENGES AND MILESTONE

Opened her business in 2007, The Canada Study Info Center Ltd, she was assisting Latin students with their enrolment at ESL schools & universities across Canada. She is a leader, a business woman; at that time Paola also organized The International Students Nights on Thursdays at the Au Bar nightclub, with a huge success, having over 200 students per night every week for 4 years.

Paola enjoys being involved with her Latin Community, she currently volunteers as an Operations Director at the Red Global MX – Chapter British Columbia, empowering Mexican professionals in BC and creating bridges between Mexicans living in Canada and Mexico.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Paola Levy is proud to showcase to British Columbian, the talent and professionalism that Latinos can offer to Vancouver, Paola Levy is well known and respected in the Latin community. She volunteered for the following organizations:

The Mexican Community in downtown Vancouver, BC, 2001 – 2003

Volunteered supporting Latinos with settlement, housing advocacy, visas & immigration issues for 3 years

√ Newspaper El MILENIO (2006-2008) volunteered as a reporter

√ The CCIME The Institute of  Mexicans Abroad in Western Canada, organized cultural events :

-The day of the dead 2012 (Pera College)

-The day of the dead in 2013 (The UBC Museum of Anthropology)

-The Financial Education Week 2014(Vancouver Public Library)

-Mexican Fest 2012 (The Mexican Consulate in Vancouver at Canada Place)

√ LATINCOUVER: Volunteered for CARNAVAL DEL SOL 2014, she worked with LATINCOUVER supporting with the marketing & volunteer recruitment from 2014 to 2016

√ Net Radio On line (2017) an internet radio show to support the Latin Community  in BC

√ Red Global MX, British Columbia, currently volunteer as an Operations director & Helped to organize the Mexi-Can Forum 2016, 2017 & currently working for the 2018

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