Erika Casupanan made headlines when she gained “Survivor 41” again in December, marking numerous milestones within the show’s historical past. Erika was not solely the primary feminine winner in seven seasons and eighth winner of colour total, but additionally the primary ever Canadian, Filipino, and overseas-born winner (she was born within the Philippines).
Despite her comparatively quiet edit, Erika’s recognition has surged amongst followers since her win, each due to her colourful persona, gameplay, and what she represents to a lot of the show’s fanbase. Now, Erika, a Toronto resident, will even be collaborating in a digital “fireplace chat” with a Toronto-based management improvement program, specializing in immigrant girls in management. Here’s what you must know:
Erika Will Be Joining a Forum on Leadership
According to a tweet from the official Twitter account of Newcomer Women’sServices Toronto (NEW) – an employment service geared towards girls which presents English lessons for ladies, in addition to employment packages and settlement companies “for all genders, newcomers & Canadians” – “Survivor 41” winner Erika Casupanan will likely be talking on the first-ever installment of their “Sister2Sister Forums: Immigrant Women in Leadership” occasion. This occasion, NEW claims, goals to “construct management capability for immigrant and refugee girls.” Erika is herself an immigrant, immigrating to Canada at a younger age together with her household from the Philippines.
“Can’t wait!” Erika responded to the announcement.
According to their web site, the Sister2Sister Advanced Leadership Development Program is a subset of NEW, which seeks to “construct management capability for immigrant and refugee girls whereas supporting their upskilling, upward mobility and financial integration and development.”
The program additionally goals to place immigrant girls “again into the job market expediently and launch them on a journey in the direction of self-actualization and can empower newcomer girls to ‘thrive past survive’ within the Canadian office.” The occasion with Erika will likely be a part of a collection of seminars on management that this system will supply.
How to Join Erika’s ‘Fireside Chat’
The 90-minute occasion is free to register, and is obtainable for anybody who desires to hitch. It will happen on Zoom, on Saturday, March 5, from 12:00-1:30 Eastern. The hyperlink will likely be despatched to anybody who registers previous to the beginning of the occasion.
The chat will likely be co-hosted by Sara Asalya, theSenior Manager of Programs and Strategic Initiatives at NEW. She can be the founder and govt director of the service. Asalya was named one in every of Canada’s prime 25 girls of affect within the 2021 Top 25 Women of Influence Awards Ceremony.
Apart from successful “Survivor,” Erika is a communications supervisor who has had 10 years’ skilled expertise within the space. According to her LinkedIn profile,Erika labored at Toronto-basedMedia Profile as a marketing consultant and senior marketing consultant for practically 5 years, from 2012 to 2017. She then labored at Kijiji Canada from 2017 to 2021 as “Communications and PR lead.”
Though the occasion is focused towards girls, and immigrant girls specifically, anybody who’s on the lookout for recommendation on attaining management abilities, or just desires to listen to Erika’s tackle these points, is welcome to hitch!
“Survivor” airs Wednesdays 8 p.m. Eastern on CBS. The two-hourseason 42premiere will air on March 9.