The Young Associates are the leaders, the innovators, the entrepreneurs who advance the Manitoba Economy.
Since 1993, the Young Associates (YA) have engaged young professionals through developmental and networking forums. Inspired by their mission statement: Learn, Connect, Give Back. YA is Manitoba’s premier network for young leaders connected to the I.H. Asper School of Business.
Going into the 2019/2020 year, the Young Associates are pleased to announce the following new additions to the YA Board. Hadia Asif Hadia joined the Young Associates in 2019, and is a current member of the YA Membership Committee. Prior to this, Hadia has served as...
Aaron Denysuik has a B.Comm (Hons) from the Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba and has recently completed his RPA (Retirement Plans Associate) through the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans and Dalhousie Univerity. He is currently...
Jenna Lauber (Chernetsky) has a B.Comm (Hons) from the Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba and is currently pursuing her CCO Qualification through the Canadian Securities Institution. Jenna is the VP of Fund Operations & Finance for a local...
Inspired by their mission statement: Connect, Learn, Give Back. Since 1993 the Young Associates have linked young professionals to the business community offering developmental and networking forums. It is Manitoba’s premier network of young professionals connected to the I.H. Asper School of Business.
The Associates are the leaders, the innovators, the entrepreneurs who advance the Manitoba economy. Since 1982, the Associates have been dedicated to the advancement of the business education at the I.H. Asper School of Business. Comprised of more than 300 senior executives, the Associates link the Asper School to the business community through mentorship, networking and philanthropy.
Awarded first in 1984, IDEA honours international entrepreneurial success. The recipients are presented with the iconic IDEA medallion which they receive at the Associates annual IDEA dinner. The Associates’ tremendous efforts and influence ensures IDEA achieves increasing success by celebrating extraordinary recipients. IDEA generates international awareness and notoriety to the I.H. Asper School of Business and the entire University of Manitoba and serve as an inspiration for students and community.