Ottawa and District: Speed Networking - Meet your Mentor

Date and Time

Starts:10/19/2022 6:30 PM

Ends:10/19/2022 8:00 PM

Registration Closes:10/18/2022 8:00 AM

Event Type: Mentoring


Sala San Marco 215 Preston Street Ottawa,




Additional Information

A “no show/late cancellation” fee will be charged if cancellation is not provided to at least 3 business days in advance.

Registrations will not be accepted at the door.

Any required Proof of Vaccination and/or PPE safety protocols for this in-person event will be shared closer to the event date.

Event Sponsor

Speed dating to develop networking skills and build Ottawa HRPA's HR community through mentorship, with a focus to recruit students into HRPA and HRPA's mentorship program.

  • Networking skills
  • Communication
  • Professional Etiquette


6:30 PM Registration and networking
6:45 PM Instructions and Q&A
6:55 PM Speed Networking

“Learning & Giving Back!  As suggested by HRPA members and as part of our commitment to corporate social responsibility, HRPA has identified Indspire and Black Youth Helpline as recommended charities. Should you wish to support please select the $5 donation option upon checkout. Thank you!” 

Registration Difficulties or Questions? Please reach out to our Chapter Experience Coordinator, Tammy Williams




Speaker bio(s)
Sarah Eaton

Sarah is an dynamic, bilingual HR Consultant who coaches and advises Adobe’s business managers and leaders. Sarah has spent 8 years with Adobe supporting sites growth and engagement in Ottawa, New York City and Sydney, Australia. Her passion is Employee Relations and currently supports Canada, the United States and Latin America. Personally, Sarah enjoys travel and has been fortunate to visit over 35 countries to date.

Vanessa Herman, CHRP, CHRL, Talent Advisor

Vanessa Herman is a Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL). She holds a BA and MA in Political Science with a focus on international development and a graduate certificate in Human Resources Management. A true “people person”, Vanessa has focused her career on employee engagement, labour relations, and relationship management. Building on her extensive professional experience in the non-profit sector, Vanessa is currently the Human Resources Manager for the Ottawa Humane Society and is a part time professor with Algonquin College in the HR graduate certificate program.