L-R: Victor Olvera, Eduardo Zarate, Emiliano Mendez, Rocio Gerkes, Francisco Galindo

Emiliano Mendez, President of LAMBA, was recognized with an Immigrant Success Award at the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council´s (TRIEC) 10th Anniversary Celebration and 8th Annual Immigrant Success Awards event, held at RBC on May 8, 2014.  

Emiliano Mendez was recognized by his exceptional work and success in supporting new immigrants and his dedication to support diversity and immigrant inclusion in the job market. Being one of the founders of LAMBA, Emiliano worked as brand ambassador by rising over $100,000 in corporate sponsorships and managing relationships with current corporate sponsors, he also helped LAMBA members in connecting them with recruiters and providing them employment opportunities information. Emiliano also serves as Champion of his RBC business unit's Diversity Leadership Council, to enhance diversity and inclusion in his workplace.  

Entrepreneurship Connections and emergiTEL were also winners of the 8th Annual Immigrant Success Awards. For more information please visit the following websites:

For more information on TRIEC and the IS Awards, please visit, or@TRIEC.

About the Immigrant Success Awards

The IS Awards are presented by TRIEC and sponsored by RBC, with funding from Citizenship and Immigration Canada and the support of media partners Canadian HR Reporter, CBC Toronto and the Toronto Star. 

About Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council

The Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) creates and champions solutions to better integrate skilled immigrants in the Greater Toronto Region labour market.


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