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Oumaima Hamzaoui 

Program & Year
Finance, 4th year
Hometown
Morocco 
Extracurriculars
Volunteering and going for walks
Languages spoken
Arabic, French, English, elementary Chinese (Mandarin) and a little bit of Turkish
Interests
Learning new languages, watching interesting tv shows and exploring various jobs to expand varied career opportunities
Fun Fact
I hold a brown belt in Karate and I also have experience practicing Taekwondo
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Sydney Thompson 

Program & Year
Management and Business Analytics, 4th year
Hometown
Kincardine, Ontario
Extracurriculars
VP Clubs of AéTSA (Telfer Student Association)
Languages spoken
French and English
Interests

Hiking, going to the beach and surfing. I love exploring and having fun with friends. I am also interested in meeting new people and getting involved in my community in as many ways as possible.

Fun Fact

The small town I am from is right on Lake Huron and when the wind is strong enough, you can surf the freshwater waves! The best time to surf in Kincardine is during the wintertime!

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Matthew Montoni 

Program & Year
Management, 4th year
Hometown
Rosemère, QC
Extracurriculars
Enactus, Market Mavericks, HRMA
Languages spoken
English, French
Interests
Cooking, reading, biking, skiing, music
Fun Fact
I once ran a successful ice cream stand when I was 17 years old
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Sanika Gaikwad 

Program & Year
Marketing and Finance, 3rd year
Hometown
Pune, India
Extracurriculars
Microprogram Management Consulting (PMCP), Telfer Marketing Association
Languages spoken
English, Hindi, Marathi
Interests
Chess and music
Fun Fact
I have travelled to 16 countries
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Ameera Abdalla 

Program & Year
Healthcare Analytics & Business Technology Management, 4th year 
Hometown
Ottawa, ON 
Extracurriculars
VP Internal of BHS (Business Healthcare Society) 
Languages spoken
English & Arabic 
Interests
Reading, sports, and travel 
Fun Fact
Prior to university, I studied at 9 different schools!
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Yazan Khasawneh 

Program & Year
Business technology Management, 3rd year
Hometown
Amman, Jordan
Extracurriculars
President, Business Technology Association
Languages spoken
Arabic, English
Interests
Sports, politics, music, and video games
Fun Fact
I love skiing and playing football; feel free to reach out to plan a game/trip!
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Damaris Middel  

Program & Year
International Management, 4th year
Hometown
Oakville, Ontario
Extracurriculars
Telfer Competitions Committee (TCCT)
Languages spoken
English and French
Interests
Travelling, art, and film 
Fun Fact
I did ballet for 15 years!
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Déborah Ntumba 

Program & Year
Accounting, 4th year
Hometown
Kinshasa, Congo
Extracurriculars
Director of External Affairs for the Avid Readers Club, member of a dance group, Ambassador for the Telfer Career Centre (2023) and podcast host for AéTSA (2023)
Languages spoken
French (fluent), English (intermediate), Lingala (intermediate)
Interests
Singing, dancing, poetry, art and video games
Fun Fact
Sometimes I laugh when sleeping 
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Cathy Tran 

Program & Year
Management, 4th year
Hometown
Ottawa, ON
Extracurriculars
Telfer International, Enactus
Languages spoken
English, Vietnamese, French
Interests
Exploring the food scene in every city I visit, traveling, and reading 
Fun Fact
My Bose QuietComfort Ultra Headphones are my lifeline; you’ll likely always see it on my head.
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Isabella Jimenez  

Program & Year
Finance and Business Technology Management (French Immersion) (COOP), 2nd year
Hometown
San Jose, Costa Rica
Extracurriculars
AéTSA, photography
Languages spoken
English, French, Spanish 
Interests
Gym, beach, fashion
Fun Fact
I have 3 wiener dogs
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Zahraa Hossenbaccus 

Program & Year
Bachelor of Commerce/Juris Doctor, 4th year
Hometown
Kingston, ON
Extracurriculars
Co-President of Telfer International
Languages spoken
English, French, Mauritian Creole 
Interests
Reading, Spending time with my family and friends, Always on the hunt for new food places to try!
Fun Fact
I got to meet and spend time with a national curling team at the 2020 Tim Hortons Brier
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Jamie Scott  

Program & Year
Management, 2nd year
Hometown
Ottawa, ON
Extracurriculars
President Place à la Jeunesse, Jeux du Commerce Case Competition – Academic Delegate 
Languages spoken
English, French
Interests
Singing, music, volunteering in my community
Fun Fact
I am a singer and songwriter, you can check out my music on YouTube and Spotify!
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Thierry Mentor  

Program & Year
Bachelor of Commerce/Juris Doctor, 2nd year
Hometown
Rockland, ON
Extracurriculars
Gee-Gees men's volleyball and VP Internal for the Telfer Competitions Committee. 
Languages spoken
French and English 
Interests
Sports, music, reading and travelling 
Fun Fact
I lost my passport at the airport