J-Fellows is a leadership development program for young adults created to inspire the emerging generation (EG) of community leaders, co-chaired by Arielle Kreisman and Simone Davis. 

 

We have assembled an extraordinary line up for J-fellows 2020. Our interactive sessions will provide leadership and professional skill development, as well as opportunities to network and engage in and with the broader Jewish community.


Enhance your professional and lay leadership skills, join J-Fellows today!


Sessions are free of charge, with pre-registration required. 

Sign up today for the first session!

J-Fellows sessions

Session 1 - “Personality Poker”, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020
Dinner and registration start @ 6:15 pm, session @ 7:15 pm

Presenter: Kevin Barwin, Founding Partner, Clariti Group Inc. 


Join us for “personality poker,” a unique, interactive session that reminds us that while we are all different, those differences can be powerful when used properly (and detrimental when ignored!) especially during times of transformation and change. Workshop will improve your working and personal relationships, and ability to relate to people with different problem solving styles.


Registration: Program is free of charge, but on-line registration required.
Click here to sign up for Session 1

Session 3 - “Wellbeing”,  date to be determined
Session starts @ 6:00pm, light reception to follow

Presenter: TBD


Registration: Program is free of charge, but on-line registration required.

Click here to sign up for Session 3

Session 2 - “Effective Communication”, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020
Dinner and registration start @ 6:15 pm, session @ 7:15 pm 

Presenter: Lisa Miller, President, DMHS Group Inc.


Join Industrial Psychologist Lisa Miller as she presents an interactive workshop on improving your communication skills inside and outside the workplace. This session will incorporate the concepts of emotional intelligence and assertive communication, essential skills for successful workplace communication.


Registration: Program is free of charge, but on-line registration required.
Click here to sign up for Session 2

Session 4 - “Risk-taking in business leadership”, Monday, June 8, 2020

Q&A session starts @ 7 pm, light reception to follow

 

Presenter: David Segal, founder of Mad Radish and DAVIDsTEA

 

Join David Segal for a causal Q & A on the role of risk taking in business. David Segal is the founder of Mad Radish and DAVIDsTEA, and a retail thought-leader and speaker. In 2017, David was named one of Canada's Top 40 under 40.

 

Registration: Program is free of charge, but on-line registration required.

Click here to sign up for Session 4

For more information contact our Community Engagement Specialist Anne Read at aread@jewishottawa.com or call 613-798-4696 ext. 355.