The City of Brampton recently hosted a symposium and social event to inspire and engage youth ages 14 to 29 at Lester B. Pearson (LBP) Theatre. The event titled WTF: We The Future featured a range of meaningful sessions, a community fair, live entertainment, and displays.
The agenda included;
Entrepreneurship from the ground up with Daniel Lewis, Owner of T By Daniel; Kavita Kapil, CEO & Founder of Bride + Groomed; Shaun Ghulam, CEO of DMinded; and John Lam, Campus Lead of EDGE, Sheridan College
Civic action and the democratic power of youth with Marilyn Verghis, Founder and Executive Director of Vision Brampton
How the law applies to you, with Alex Battick, Lawyer and Notary Public
Seven seconds to make an impression , with Natasha Pisani, Talent Acquisition Advisor at the City of Brampton
The attendees also connected with schools, businesses, organizations and the municipality at a community fair in the library. Exhibitors include Algoma University School of Business & Economics; Brampton Multicultural Community Centre; Sheridan College; Visual Arts Brampton; and more.
The evening social featured a keynote speech from Canadian singer-songwriter and Juno Award nominee Peter Katz, live performances from A New DAEI dance troupe, Reeko Rieffe, Selena Dhillon, and St. Roch Jam Club, and inspirational words from youth advocate Orlando Bowen.