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LinkedIn For Those Who DARE

Office of Applied Research, Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM (EDT)

LinkedIn For Those Who DARE

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General Admission Sep 25, 2019 Free  

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On September 25, join us for "LinkedIn for those who DARE”, in C278. We will be joined by two LinkedIn Ambassadors: Jennifer Catallo and Gabriela Castro for their insight and expertise to maximize success on LinkedIn. There will also be ample time to network and get a perfect headshot. 

Whether you want to use the LinkedIn as a community to network with, to learn from other entrepreneurs, to get your first sale, to establish meaningful connections you probably find those first steps difficult. 

Self-doubt and fear of the unknown may be keeping you stuck in place. We want to help you harness the power within you to take bold action for your entrepreneurial journey.

Compared to regular LinkedIn users, Entrepreneurs:

  • Are 3x more likely to share on LinkedIn.

  • Are 24% more likely to check InMail.

  • Have 67% more Company follows.

  • Have 2x more connections.


***This is a Bring Your Own Device Event*** 

Be sure to RSVP in advance because we have limited spots. This event is open to both Algonquin College students and employees for FREE. Open to Algonquin College students, employees & alumni. Registration is required in order to receive a headshot.


5:00 - 6:20 pm: Presentation
6:20 - 7:00 pm: Q/A followed by Networking & Headshots

*You must register in order to receive a headshot


Jennifer Catallo

Customer Success Manager, LinkedIn Learning Solutions; LinkedIn Student Learning Ambassador Program Lead

Jennifer Catallo has spent the past 20 years cultivating skills in eLearning and education management from experience teaching across higher education institutions including Humber College and the University of Toronto to consulting on K12 and Higher Education eLearning software with companies like Brightspace (Desire2Learn) and the Gwinnett County Public School District, Georgia. At present, Jennifer is the Customer Success Manager for LinkedIn and she is managing the roll-out of (LinkedIn Learning Solution) across a consortium of 44 Ontario Universities and Colleges and a consortium of 10 British Columbia Colleges and Universities while building a LinkedIn Student Learning Ambassador program across North America with the hopes of extending the program worldwide.

Gabriela Castro

Finance Project Manager and Sr. LinkedIn Ambassador

Gabriela Castro has 15+ experience managing different projects, from IT to Finance. She is a Sr LinkedIn Ambassador, supporting Algonquin Students in being a LinkedIn/Lynda Ambassador in Ottawa. She participated in the first cohort of the program in 2018 after graduating in Project Management at Algonquin College. Currently, she is a volunteer for some non-profit organizations, helping trained Newcomers to find their next job in the Capital region and also, she is a consultant offering 1:1 LinkedIn training to guide professionals in how to better navigate at LinkedIn, in Brazil and Canada.

Have questions about LinkedIn For Those Who DARE? Contact Office of Applied Research, Innovation & Entrepreneurship

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Algonquin College
1385 Woodroffe Avenue
Building C - IEC Incubator Space (C278)
Ottawa, ON K2G 3G7

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM (EDT)

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Office of Applied Research, Innovation & Entrepreneurship

The Office of Applied Research, Innovation & Entrepreneurship brings together Algonquin College’s talented professors and students with greater Ottawa’s business, industry, and community organizations to collaborate on applied research projects that provide practical solutions to everyday issues and create new and innovative products and services.

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