President of EduNational
Andrea Seepersaud is a seasoned executive with senior management experience in
the not-for-profit and settlement services sectors. During her career, she built
a social services agency with multiple locations, serving some 75,000 clients
Andrea is the driving force behind EduNational, partnering with key employers in
specific knowledge-driven sectors, and is responsible for senior administration and
business development at EduNational.
Andrea has studied, lived and worked on three continents. She has served on
not-for-profit boards, community task forces, consultations, and committees. Andrea has
been recognized by the governments of Canada and the Province of Ontario for her
innovative and entrepreneurial work. She is a recipient of the Queen's Diamond
Jubilee Medal for her efforts.
Mohammed brings two decades of experience in the in the social and community services
sectors. His roles and responsibilities have included settlement counsellor,
college-university students practicum supervisor, labor market access coordinator
for internationally-educated professionals, senior programs manager and an acting
Mohammed is an experienced trainer, facilitator and workshop session leader. He has
worked with governments at all levels, charitable organizations, educational
institutions and settlement services providers. Mohammed holds a Bachelor of Arts
in Education Honors degree, taught in a private school and tutored foreign language
to high school students and professionals seeking international development
Latin America-born Gabriela is a seasoned executive coach who has delivered programs
in eight countries. She is fluent in English and Spanish, and speaks conversational
French and Italian. She has worked in the service sector, manufacturing, health care,
banking, retail and food industries in Latin America, Europe, Canada and Asia.
Gabriela is a certified coach with an undergraduate and post-graduate business degree.
Gabriela does the orientation for international students, both locally in Canada, and
in the student's country of origin. Gabriela is one of only a few Canadians certified
to deliver The Coaching Game, a powerful tool for working with groups, and
working one-on-one with students.
Bibi Khan holds a Master of Education degree in Developmental Psychology and
Education from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University
of Toronto. Together with her Bachelors degree in Psychology from McMaster
University, Bibi brings both real-world experience, and academic rigour to
the families whose children look to EduNational for career focus, guidance and
Bibi is someone with whom students and parents can relate easily. Bibi grasps
where students are coming from, as she has strong hands-on experience in child
development. Bibi's practical background in peer mentorship with high school
students, as well teaching within a university setting as a former teaching
assistant for undergraduate students gives EduNational participants someone who
sees their challenges from a personal perspective.
Magnolia obtained her Certificate of Education from the Northcote College of Education
(Hong Kong) and her Bachelor of Arts from York University, with a major in Linguistics.
Her disciplines included psycholinguistics and the Arts of Communications. Magnolia is
fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin. She works to place students in volunteer and
community service positions to gain experience and insight into specific careers and
occupations, and to satisfy graduation requirements in Ontario.
In addition to her 20 plus years of teaching experience, Magnolia was also involved
with the administrative duties in the International Language course in Ontario's
Peel District School Board. She has also been a private tutor, and coach for
individual students at different levels for many years.