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Meet the Faculty of Community Services Team:

Herleen Arora
Career Education Specialist - FCS

Email:        herleen.arora@ryerson.ca
Learn more about Herleen on LinkedIn     

Herleen has over 10 years of experience in the non-profit and education sectors and has worked on various initiatives across the GTA and internationally to improve the economic and social well-being of marginalized communities. She is an Ontario Certified Teacher with a Masters of Education in Social Justice from OISE, and a Bachelor of Health Sciences from Western University.  

Prior to Ryerson, Herleen worked as an independent researcher and consultant on projects focusing on social issues related to youth unemployment, equity and inclusion, and population health. To further explore her passion for education and community development, Herleen recently created a grassroots organization called Women Offering Wisdom to support the growth and development of young diverse South Asian women in York Region. 



Herleen has over 10 years of experience in the non-profit and education sectors and has worked on various initiatives across the GTA and internationally to improve the economic and social well-being of marginalized communities. She is an Ontario Certified Teacher with a Masters of Education in Social Justice from OISE, and a Bachelor of Health Sciences from Western University.  

 

Prior to Ryerson, Herleen worked as an independent researcher and consultant on projects focusing on social issues related to youth unemployment, equity and inclusion, and population health. To further explore her passion for education and community development, Herleenrecently created a grassroots organization called Women Offering Wisdom to support the growth and development of young diverse South Asian women in York Region. 

Herleen has over 10 years of experience in the non-profit and education sectors and has worked on various initiatives across the GTA and internationally to improve the economic and social well-being of marginalized communities. She is an Ontario Certified Teacher with a Masters of Education in Social Justice from OISE, and a Bachelor of Health Sciences from Western University.  

 

Prior to Ryerson, Herleen worked as an independent researcher and consultant on projects focusing on social issues related to youth unemployment, equity and inclusion, and population health. To further explore her passion for education and community development, Herleenrecently created a grassroots organization called Women Offering Wisdom to support the growth and development of young diverse South Asian women in York Region. 

How Herleen Can Help

As the Career Education Specialist for the Faculty of Community Services, Herleen designs, develops, and delivers a Faculty-wide Career Development Program, including career-related resource materials to support your professional development. 

Some of the services Herleen offers include:

- 1:1 appointments

- Tutorials and workshops

- In-class workshops

- Faculty of Community Services career development events

Book a 1:1 Appointment

We recommended that you attend a workshop or tutorial before you book a 1:1 appointment with a career education specialist; most common career-related questions can be answered by attending one of these sessions. This allows us to focus on customization and specialization in your 1:1 appointment.

To book a 30 minute appointment with your faculty’s career education specialist, Herleen, please visit our online appointment booking system.

 

If you cannot find an appointment time with Herleen that fits your schedule, feel free to book an appointment with another Career Education Specialist at the Career Centre.

FCS Career Education Events
Consultant JP

Jean-Pierre Fernandes
Career Engagement Specialist - FCS

Email:        j4fernan@ryerson.ca
Learn more about Jean-Pierre on LinkedIn     

 

Jean-Pierre approaches the career centre with a belief in empowerment and a passion for creating opportunities for all persons to succeed. Having worked in the not-for-profit sector as well as in post-secondary, he brings a wealth of knowledge to the Ryerson Career Centre. His background includes working with diverse populations to help create bridges and connections with employment as well as the creation of training programs/workshops and job fairs and networking events.

Jean-Pierre has spent a majority of his career working with priority populations with a focus on the LGBT community, having organized trainings surrounding inclusion in the workplace and partnering with a variety of community agencies that serve this community.

 

 

Herleen has over 10 years of experience in the non-profit and education sectors and has worked on various initiatives across the GTA and internationally to improve the economic and social well-being of marginalized communities. She is an Ontario Certified Teacher with a Masters of Education in Social Justice from OISE, and a Bachelor of Health Sciences from Western University.  

 

Prior to Ryerson, Herleen worked as an independent researcher and consultant on projects focusing on social issues related to youth unemployment, equity and inclusion, and population health. To further explore her passion for education and community development, Herleenrecently created a grassroots organization called Women Offering Wisdom to support the growth and development of young diverse South Asian women in York Region. 

Herleen has over 10 years of experience in the non-profit and education sectors and has worked on various initiatives across the GTA and internationally to improve the economic and social well-being of marginalized communities. She is an Ontario Certified Teacher with a Masters of Education in Social Justice from OISE, and a Bachelor of Health Sciences from Western University.  

 

Prior to Ryerson, Herleen worked as an independent researcher and consultant on projects focusing on social issues related to youth unemployment, equity and inclusion, and population health. To further explore her passion for education and community development, Herleenrecently created a grassroots organization called Women Offering Wisdom to support the growth and development of young diverse South Asian women in York Region. 

How Jean-Pierre Can Help

As the Campus Engagement Specialist for the Faculty of Community Services, Jean-Pierre develops relationships with employers looking to connect with Ryerson Community Services students and recent alumni. Jean-Pierre coordinates and executes information sessions with employers (Industry Connect), panel discussions, and career fairs to connect Ryerson talent with today's employers.

Some of the services Jean-Pierre offers include:

- Industry Connect sessions with employers

- Career fairs

- Panel discussions with FCS graduates

FCS Employer Events