Who We Are
A synergy of dedicated and qualified service providers sharing common values and expertise to achieve a common goal.
About The Expert Collective
In 2020 a group of founding members and I created a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing knowledge and skills-based initiatives to individuals, communities, and businesses.
Our team comprises diverse professionals with decades of experience across various fields, and we have worked collaboratively to establish a framework that empowers people and organizations through our initiatives.
From Immigration Challenges to Giving Back
As founding members of The Expert Collective, we immigrated to Canada and encountered challenges integrating into Canadian society. We experienced firsthand the difficulties brought by the set parameters of the Canadian Immigration System, Education, and the Canadian Labour Market. We faced many barriers in attaining our Canadian dreams. Yet, despite these obstacles, we fulfilled our aspirations through persistence, perseverance, and resiliency.
Through The Expert Collective, we aspire to give back to Canada and help bridge the gap between those with access to expertise and those without access, creating a more equitable society.
Empowering Communities Everywhere
TEC brings experts in various fields, from business and technology to education and healthcare, to provide training and resources to under-resourced communities. Everyone deserves access to the knowledge and skills they need to succeed, and we designed our programs to offer just that.
In addition to our direct programs, TEC also works to raise awareness about the importance of education and skills-building. TEC believes that a more informed and skilled population leads to a stronger, more resilient community, and we are committed to promoting this message through our work.
"Let us come and work together in unity; so that together, we can unravel our dreams and make them a reality!"
Lisa De Leon, Founding President, The Expert Collective
Our Core Mission
The Expert Collective's (TEC) core mission is to empower individuals and communities by providing access to a network of knowledgeable and diverse experts to help bridge the Immigration, Education and Labour Market gaps.
Our Collective Values
We can create a culture that fosters trust, innovation, and collaboration by promoting these foundational values.
We are committed to ensuring that our stakeholders have access to accurate and meaningful information about our programs and initiatives.
We empower individuals and communities by providing them with the tools, resources, and freedom to make decisions.
We establish and maintain relationships and networks internally and externally and work together to achieve our goals.