3 new CITPs in international finance talk about their career success

Three CITP in international finance share how their FITTskills coursework and CITP designation has helped them find more opportunity and meaning in their already successful careers in international finance.

Jennifer Nesbitt

Jennifer Nesbitt is a New York-based freelance copywriter. A former journalist and graduate of Penn State University, Jennifer now writes about a variety of topics, including business, technology and marketing. She is passionate about helping companies develop their brands by providing compelling copy that adds value to their online presence.

CITP Spotlight: Tulio Conejeros – President, TBST Global, Inc.

Tulio was inspired to pursue a career in international business after exploring Chile and other parts of South America on a personal journey. Today he helps connect Canadian businesses to opportunities worldwide. After 20 years of intense international work, the CITP designation has given Tulio a sense of validation and pride in his work.

Jennifer Nesbitt

Jennifer Nesbitt is a New York-based freelance copywriter. A former journalist and graduate of Penn State University, Jennifer now writes about a variety of topics, including business, technology and marketing. She is passionate about helping companies develop their brands by providing compelling copy that adds value to their online presence.

CITP Spotlight: Calvin Xiao – Founder, Calatystx Co.

Calvin’s professional journey has been anything but linear. From working his way up in China and securing a job at the world-renowned agency Ogilvy, to immigrating to Canada and having to start back at the bottom, to then start his own consulting firm.

Haylea Burant-Roque

I am a graduate of the Advertising and Marketing Communications Management program at Algonquin College and currently the Marketing and Communications intern at The Forum of International Trades Training (FITT). I enjoy content creation, design and finding unique consumer insights to reach target audiences.

3 New CITPs in the food and beverage industry tell us how they’ve achieved career success

The CITP designation was created to recognize the professional competence of those working in any industry within the global market. This article celebrates three successful Certified International Trade Professionals in the food and beverage industry.

Paige Henley

Paige is a freelance writer based in the Canadian Prairies. She is a nocturnal animal getting most of her work done before watching the sunrise. When she isn’t writing, she raises orphaned kittens in partnership with her local humane society, curls up with a good book, and works on DIY projects around the house.

CITP Spotlight: Julien Rosan – Trade Commissioner, Global Affairs Canada

Born and raised in Paris, Julien Rosan, CITP had two passions while growing up—traveling and playing Monopoly—both inseparably linked to the intriguing world of international trade. Little did he know then that his fascinations would soon transform into an exciting career that would take him across the world.  

Meghana Joshi

I am the Email Marketing Specialist for the Forum for International Trade Training. My background is in content marketing, copywriting, research and creative writing. I am passionate about my craft and enjoy creating content that attracts, impacts and resonates with my audience.

5 new CITPs in the supply chain management and logistics industries share their career stories

In this article we celebrate five supply chain and logistics professionals, now CITPs, who have taken that step to advance their already impressive careers.

Paige Henley

Paige is a freelance writer based in the Canadian Prairies. She is a nocturnal animal getting most of her work done before watching the sunrise. When she isn’t writing, she raises orphaned kittens in partnership with her local humane society, curls up with a good book, and works on DIY projects around the house.

How to build a resilient supply chain – CITPs weigh in with Startup Canada

FITT teamed up with Startup Canada and a panel of CITP experts for this fascinating and informative Twitter chat on how to build a resilient supply chain – no easy task. Here are the highlights.

Pamela Hyatt

I am the Content Marketing Specialist for the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT). You can find some of my work on TradeReady.ca. My background is in copywriting, journalism and social media. My passion lies in connecting people to the stories that are most important to them.

Top 7 reasons to become a CITP according to CITPs

Over the years we’ve noticed consistencies in what the designation holders say they value most in the designation, both at the time of earning it and after they’ve been able to put it into practice and reap the rewards. Here are the top seven most common benefits straight from real feedback we’ve collected.

Pamela Hyatt

I am the Content Marketing Specialist for the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT). You can find some of my work on TradeReady.ca. My background is in copywriting, journalism and social media. My passion lies in connecting people to the stories that are most important to them.

CITP Spotlight: Roberto Tiradentes de Lima, Project Services Office, Global Affairs Canada

Roberto de Lima CITP has worked with an impressive array of global organizations on projects and policy affecting nations worldwide. This is his career spotlight.

Pamela Hyatt

I am the Content Marketing Specialist for the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT). You can find some of my work on TradeReady.ca. My background is in copywriting, journalism and social media. My passion lies in connecting people to the stories that are most important to them.

CITP Spotlight: Gaukhar Kydrykhanova, Trade Commissioner, Embassy of Canada in Kazakhstan 

Gaukhar Kydrykhanova’s fascination with international trade began when, as a thirteen-year-old, she developed an interest in the problems caused by illicit cross-border trade. This spurred…

Meghana Joshi

I am the Email Marketing Specialist for the Forum for International Trade Training. My background is in content marketing, copywriting, research and creative writing. I am passionate about my craft and enjoy creating content that attracts, impacts and resonates with my audience.