On August 15, 2020, the Canada Youth Funding Association (CYFA) hosted another successful online training seminar that welcomed around 100 participants Canada wide hosted by CYFA members Jessica Li and Bruce Wu. The training seminar was broken into three main components.
In the first component, Mrs. Winnie Liao of Respon Wealth International once again shared valuable insight and words of wisdom regarding the importance of appreciation and having/developing your own ambitions & goals. The second component of the training welcomed Sean Li, the special guest of the seminar, who shared his Award-Winning Business Proposal developed during his time at Richard Ivey School of Business to give CYFA members a deeper understanding of the mechanics of a Winning Business Proposal in preparation for the upcoming annual CYFA Business Proposal Competition. The last component gave stage for three CYFA member volunteers; Eric Yan, Steven Yan, and Jessica Li who shared with everyone their business proposals to receive feedback from the panel of special guests.
The panel of special guests included Mr. Sean Li from Restaurant Brands International, Ms. Julia Li, past president of CYFA and current student of New York University Stern, Ms. Kailyn Li, serial entrepreneur and current International Miss World Contestant and current Miss Toronto title holder and lastly Ms. Jane Li, current CYFA Director and CEO of PeerOne Academy, an all-inclusive education consulting company helping students achieve their academic ambitions.
The event was concluded with an open question and answer session where members asked questions on a variety of topics including the CYFA annual business proposal competition, as well as volunteering and university application questions. Overall, the event received a lot of positive feedback from members who were in attendance. The next CYFA online training seminar will be on Sep 12, 2020.