Thursday, November 20, 2008

Rima Aristocrat

President and CEO of Willis College in Ottawa, Philanthropist

Lives and works in Ottawa.

Transformed a small secretarial school into a leading e-business and Internet training institute.

Maintains a leadership role in the high technology training industry.

The only Canadian represented on Microsoft's Education Council.

Initiated the first Canadian Academic Development Institute (CADI), implemented the first inter-provincial partnership between a university and a private college and launched the Canadian Aboriginal IT training initiative, TeKnoWave.

Received numerous awards for her contribution to education, including recognition in the Who's Who of Canadian Women, named as one of Ottawa's 100 most influential leaders, listed among 2000 of the world's respected individuals by Who's Who in the 21st Century.

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