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CIBC Youthvision Scholarship Program; 15 years, over 450 lives changed!

June 11, 2013

A Special Opportunity for BIGs who mentored a CIBC Youthvision Scholarship Winner: In celebration of the 15th year landmark of the CIBC Youthvision Scholarship program CIBC is hosting the “CIBC Digital Youth Forum on Academic Success” on June 20th, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. EST, and you’re invited!


 Participate Online:

  1. Like www.facebook.com/cibc
  2. Click on the Youthvision Tab
  3. Click on the Webcast Button
  4. Enter password CIBC
  5. Post comments and questions online via the social stream.

If you do not have a Facebook account, email cibc.com to receive a special link to the Webcast.

Join us in person:

CIBC Head Office, 199 Bay Street, 56th floor, Toronto

Please RSVP to cibc.com letting us know whether you will be tuning in online or attending in-person by June 17, 2013. In-person guests please arrive by 4:30pm.

Moderated by MTV Host Aliya-Jasmine Sovani, the forum will connect Youthvision scholarship recipients, families and mentors from the past 15 years. This is an opportunity to:

  • brainstorm solutions to challenges kids and young adults face
  • build your network
  • help shape the future of scholarship programs




Boost: maintaining self-esteem and motivation while facing issues like bullying and the pressure to succeed

 Dr. Joanne Cummings, Knowledge Mobilization, PREVNet
Balance: striking a balance between competing priorities at school, with friends, and at home 

Adam Van Koeverden, Olympic Champion and Pan-Am Athlete in Kayaking

Eugenia Canas, Community Engagement, MindYourMind

Breadwinning and Budgets: transitioning from students to the workplace, finding employment and learning to budget in real life

Jamie Golombek, Tax and Estate Planning, CIBC

Megan Thomas, Employment and Community Services, YMCA

Pattie Lovett-Reid, Chief Financial Commentator, CTV NEWS


Learn more about the panelists and meet some fellow Youthvision recipients!

Visit www.facebook.com/cibc and click the Youthvision Tab.

For more information on the CIBC Youthvision Scholarship program click here.

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