The WILA Team
Nina Homami, President
Nina holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Ryerson University and a Bachelor of Education from University of Toronto. She is currently enrolled in the Part-time MBA program and works in the private education sector as Director of Education. Through hard work and dedication, she became the youngest female director at her company. Coming from an ethnic minority background, Nina has always cared about gender equality and providing equal opportunities for men and women. Both her personal and professional life has had a tremendous impact on how she views challenges in everyday life and has made her the strong, resilient, creative and passionate leader that she is today. In her personal life, Nina enjoys photography, sports, reading, art, travelling and learning new languages.
Nadia Barbosa, VP Marketing (she/her)
Nadia understands the concept of teamwork through managing cross-functional teams towards a common goal in her current role as Marketing Project Manager. Her extensive marketing experience varies widely from traditional print, broadcast television and digital. When she's not managing projects, Nadia leads a Lean in Circle and mentors current or recent graduates. Her vision for WiLA is to increase participation and engagement among TRSM MBA students through marketing initiatives.
Yudi Li, VP Events
With a background in Biochemistry and five years of experience in the software tech industry, Yudi’s strong analytical and strategic problem-solving skills helped her shine in her role as a consultant and business analyst. As the VP of Events, her goal is to bring meaningful self-development opportunities to our female-identified students at TRSM. Outside of school, Yudi likes to stay active through a variety of activities such as snowboarding, tennis, yoga, and dragon boating.
Adena Tukabo, VP Finance
Adena is a part time MBA student at the Ted Rogers School Of Management. As a Human Resources Professional, she sees the immense value of networking with other women and allies to propel the career of women everywhere. While Vice President of Finance with WiLA, she aspires to provide opportunities for female-identifying TRSM students to advance their careers through attending a variety of events.
Raghav Nayyar, VP Internal Affairs
Raghav completed his Bachelors in Technology in Computer Science & Engineering and earned a post-graduate certificate in Technology Management. He is excited to serve as WiLA's VP Internal Affairs and work on women empowerment with a key focus on gender diversity. In his leisure time, Raghav enjoys adventure travelling and hiking.
Lauren Gondos, VP Operations (she/her)
Lauren’s unconventional career path, from luxury fashion to circus arts, taught her that breaking barriers is not only achievable, but empowering. She has travelled the world, teaching professionals to step outside their comfort zones and push their limits. Now, she wants to motivate others to do the same. Through WILA, she aims to connect students with mentors who have transcended barriers, providing the network, resources and confidence to succeed as strong, authentic leaders.
Harsh Brahmbhatt, VP Outreach & Engagement (he/him)
Harsh has obtained a Bachelor of Commerce in Law and Business from Ryerson University and a Business Diploma from Centennial College. He works in public education. He is ambitious towards business, and his entrepreneurial spirit led him to open and manage a successful business venture. In parallel, he is highly involved in the community work with a UN-affiliated international charity since January 2011, where he had the opportunity to serve individuals, families and communities in different capacities over the years. Harsh cares about fairness, inclusion and a level playing field for all.
Rebecca White, VP Administration
Rebecca, originally from Dublin, Ireland has lived and worked in Canada for the last four years. Her professional background is in marketing and advertising, where she has experience working with some of Canada’s favourite brands. Her goal for WiLA 2020-2021 is to increase touchpoints and accessibility between WiLA and the MBA class with the intention of facilitating networking and skill building opportunities that will build long lasting value for her peers.