Author Archives: Helena Juenger

Making Connections at b2B Workshops

b2B Career Panel

The Department Germanic Languages and Literatures invites you to participate in the Backpack to Briefcase (b2B) program. Throughout the year, you will be invited to attend various b2B events such as networking events with alumni from the Department of Germanic Language and Literature, sit-down meals hosted by German alumni, Career Centre workshops and the U of T Next Steps Conference... Read More »

(En)Gendering Precarity: Maria Speth Film Retrospective. April 8 – 23

Maria Speth

Employing the realist aesthetics associated with the 'Berlin School,’ this German director explores wome and girls at the social margins. Post-screening discussions facilitated by Professor Angelica Fenner, with Maria Speth in attendance for the closing film DAUGHTERS (Töchter). Free and open to the public. Read More »

Joan Andersen

MA, C.H.R.P., C.H.R.L. (retired) Alumni Ambassador and Executive in Residence (volunteer position) My role is to create and implement programs/initiatives to connect with alumni, work with students on job search skills and initiate contact with German companies in the GTA. Contact info j.andersen.ma@gmail.com Phone 705-534-1243  Background I am an Alumna of the University of Toronto. I graduated in 1976 with my Honours BA from Victoria College, with a German major and French minor. Thereafter, I completed my Masters Degree at the University of Toronto in 1977 in German and accepted a position as a Teaching Assistant with the Department. I have been working in the human resources and human resource development field for over 25 years. I have extensive background in automotive, general merchandise and food retail and wholesale sectors. During my business career, I obtained my Certified Human Resources Professional (C.H.R.P.) designation at the Human Resources Leader level. I also held advanced certification from the Canadian Society for Training and Development. I have a certificate in Labour Relations from Queen’s University. My specific area of expertise is in designing programs and processes aimed at developing high performance and resilient corporations, business teams and individual employees. I joined Honda Canada ... Read More »