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Student of International Trade Award

This award recognizes a female student or recent graduate (as of April 2022) of international trade who, through her studies and business/community experience, has demonstrated passion and commitment for a career in the field of international trade.  Please note that OWIT Board Members are not eligible for this award.


2022 Winner: Natalie Jiang with Kathleen Wang , BennettJones


The winner is Natalie Jiang of Centennial College who has successfully led several projects in international finance. The former Lufthansa employee has completed her Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association Certificate and is passionate about working in the FinTech industry. 


2020 Winner: Rachel Zlatar


Rachel is in the Bachelor of Commerce program at McMaster University. She has held a leading brand ambassador role for the Queen’s University Conference on International Business since her freshman year. Rachel started as a volunteer with LatAm Startups in March 2020 working with international start-ups. Rachel is now working with LatAm Startups focusing on Strategic Partnerships. Outside of her work and school, Rachel has developed Suenos Del Mundo, a technology-based social enterprise providing a digital presence to street vendors and micro-enterprises in tourism hubs across Latin America. When borders open, she will map and work directly with female-led micro enterprises to build their digital presence and promote their products and services to visiting tourists.

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Thank you for your interest in the OWIT-Toronto Awards!

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Past Award Winners

2020: Rachel Zlatar

2019: Hamideh Mahmoodi
2018: Era Saraci
2017: Jaleh Nateghi
2016: Melania Lopez Videla
2014: Laura McLeod
2011: Jasmine Cheema
2010: Sonya Jenkins
2009: Heather Stokes

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