Harmony Week Sundowner
March 15 @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm$10
Networking for employment success
@Herb Graham Recreation Centre, Ashbury Crescent, Mirrabooka WA
Join the Kaleidoscope Initiative, Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) and the Commonwealth Bank in this networking sundowner to learn how multicultural and professional immigrant associations can come and work together to present a strong and powerful perspective on employment-related issues in Western Australia.
- Learn from the success and the challenges of the Toronto Regional Immigrant Employment Council professional immigrant network.
- Hear from esteemed business leader Huss Mustafa OAM, General Manager of the Multicultural Community Banking, Commonwealth Bank, on his own role in establishing the Australian Turkish Business Council and the essential role strong multicultural business associations play.
- Explore the benefits to you and your members of joining the Kaleidoscope Initiative Network, which is aimed at bringing together like-minded professional immigrant associations to work collectively as a network and to support you in achieving your objectives.
The evening will culminate in a networking session where you can meet other professional bodies like your own.
Huseyin (Huss) Mustafa OAM, General Manager of the Multicultural Community Banking, Commonwealth Bank
Huseyin (Huss) Mustafa is a Senior Executive at Commonwealth Bank of Australia with more than 40 years experience in the financial services sector. He is currently General Manager of the Multicultural Community Banking Australia team. Huss has a Turkish Cypriot heritage and migrated to Australia at 10 years of age. He is a passionate community leader, pioneering and championing a diverse workforce at the Commonwealth Bank.
In 2011, he was appointed by the Victorian Government to the position of Commissioner to the Victorian Multicultural Commission for a 4-year term and also appointed as Chairperson to the Victorian Multicultural Commission Regional Advisory Council in Eastern Victoria.
Huss played a leading role in establishing The Australian Turkish Business Council of which he is currently the President. In 2014, he was awarded the Medal of the Order Of Australia for his services to Multiculturalism and Business.
Margaret Eaton, Executive Director, Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC)
Margaret has over 20 years’ experience in the non-profit sector. Since 2012, she has served as Executive Director of the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council, a multi-stakeholder council that brings leaders together to create and champion solutions to better integration immigrants in the Greater Toronto Area (GTS) labour market.
At TRIEC, Margaret led stakeholders in the creation of a new strategic plan to increase the impact and scale of TRIEC’s work. Previously, she served as President of ABC Life Literacy, a national organization that inspires adult Canadians to increase their literacy and essential skills.
Margaret has extensive experience in employer and stakeholder relations, governance, fundraising and marketing. Previously, she was the Executive Director of the Association of Canadian Publishers, General Manager of Magazines Canada, as well as serving in marketing and fundraising roles for arts organizations including Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, the Royal Conservatory of Music and the Stratford Festival.
She has volunteered as a mentor for the Canadian Marketing Hall of Legends and as a board member and advisor for many not-for-profit organizations in immigration, literacy and the arts. In 2012, she was awarded a Diamond Jubilee medal for contributions to literacy and culture.
Margaret has an MBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University.