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Partnership & Program Lead
Bassel Ramli is the co-founder of Jumpstart Refugee Talent and is the Partnership and Program Lead - EMPP. Bassel worked in banking and consulting prior to entering the nonprofit world. He is passionate about workforce development and jobs of the future and has supported companies looking to curate educational and professional pathways to prepare their workforce as the Managing Director of Sama Services Inc. He has also worked with Canadian underserved youth as the Director of Development with NPower Canada. In 2021, Bassel was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal (Civil Division) from the Office of the Governor General of Canada.