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Meet the Faculty of Community Services Team:

Ken Lee
Career Education Specialist - FCS

Email:        kllee@ryerson.ca
Learn more about Ken on LinkedIn     

 

Ken joined the Ryerson Career & Co-op Centre after working in the community and non-profit sector. Being a Ryerson alumni, he is driven to give back and help pave the path for others.

As a Career Education Specialist for the Faculty of Community Services, Ken combines his love and commitment to supporting the whole student as well as empowering individuals during times of uncertainty and nervousness. Ken guides individuals in finding creative ways to achieve their goals, while finding fulfillment, satisfaction and balance in their lives. The developer in him lives to watch the people in his life grow, succeed, and turn their dreams into reality.    

One day, Ken hopes to own a café that serves a delightful smooth matcha latte, while delivering a little bit of kindness everyday.  



 

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 Ken Can Help

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

Some of the services Ken 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, Ken, please visit our online appointment booking system.

 

If you cannot find an appointment time with Ken that fits your schedule, feel free to book an appointment with another Career Education Specialist or Coordinator at the Career & Co-op 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 Fernandes is a Campus Engagement Specialist with Ryerson University’s Career & Co-op Centre. Aligned with the Faculty of Community Services and leading many campus wide diversity initiatives including an EDI Taskforce, and various employer education sessions, Jean-Pierre works to create meaningful connections between Ryerson Students and members of the community.

Jean-Pierre brings with him a wealth of experience having work in the not-for-profit sector, supporting individuals with barriers to employment, including but not limited to, new comers, youth, individuals in the criminal justice system, members of the LGBTQ2S community and people with disabilities (visible and non-visible). Jean-Pierre’s career has brought him through organizations such as the YMCA and Dixon Hall, working in the GTA, and Regent Park.

Jean-Pierre holds a Social Service Worker Diploma, a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Rights and Equity and is a Certified Human Resources Professional with a passion for equity and social justice issues.

 

 

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