When asked about what she enjoys most about her job, Seema emphasizes the shared vision and dedication among CIWA staff. She appreciates the work-life balance, the diverse culture within the organization, and the opportunity to help others in a field she is passionate about. Being able to make a positive impact on the lives of immigrant women fuels her drive and motivates her every day.
Having gone through the immigration process herself, Seema empathizes with the numerous challenges faced by immigrants, such as language difficulties, cultural adjustments, limited employment opportunities, housing concerns, raising children in a new country, and accessing medical services. This personal experience has helped her build a strong connection with clients and continues to inspire her to provide them with the best support possible.
CIWA, an organization dedicated to helping immigrant women address and overcome the barriers they face, is providing innovative training and employment solutions. Through language learning, cultural integration, employment opportunities, and access to social services, CIWA is equipping these women with the tools they need to thrive. Seema, a dedicated and versatile individual, has been a part of this journey with CIWA, finding solutions to challenges and setting new career goals. Her punctuality, focus, and commitment to personal growth have been integral to her success.
In addition to her professional accomplishments, Seema is multilingual, fluent in English, Hindi, and Marathi. Outside of work, she enjoys cooking, hiking, camping, and spending quality time with her children. Seema’s passion for helping others, especially new immigrants, is evident in her willingness to dedicate herself to the service of others.
Seema’s journey at CIWA exemplifies the spirit of inclusiveness, collaboration, and empowerment that defines the organization’s values. Through her own experiences as an immigrant, Seema brings a unique perspective and a deep understanding to her role as a representative of CIWA at the welcoming area. CIWA is fortunate to have Seema as part of our team, driving positive change and supporting the empowerment of immigrant women in Canada.