We’re Training Canadians For Careers In Growing Industries

Palette Skills is a national nonprofit committed to making an impact. Our talented team works hard everyday to create amazing upskilling programs and build partnerships that help change people’s lives and help Canadian companies grow. Our values are at the core of everything we do!

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People can do incredible things.
We’re here to help them do it.

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Looking for a career that makes a difference?

meet our palette

Fun-Loving, Caring, Dedicated and Driven

Rhonda Barnet (She/Her)

Chief Executive Officer

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Samina Tajwar (She/Her)

Chief Growth Officer

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Barry Wilson

Chief Financial Officer

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Simon DeNure (He/Him)

Director of Program Operations

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Tosh Sondh (He/Him)

Director of IT and Management

Jacqueline Sue (She/Her)

Director of Finance

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Emilia Patiño Anaya

Internal Operations Manager

Ann Lockhart (She/Her)

Senior Manager, Innovation and Development

Emily MacKay

Emily MacKay (She/Her)

Research and Evaluation Manager

Lauren Murray (She/Her)

Senior Manager, Participant Experience

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Heather Masters (She/Her)

Manager, Partnership Development

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Katherine Belisle (She/Her)

Marketing Manager

Jeanette Fong (She/Her)

Admissions Manager

Whitly Theriault (She/Her)

Employer Partner Manager

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Ednali Zehavi (She/Her)

Program Manager, Saskatchewan

Megan Yim (She/Her)

Participant Success Lead

Kedar Patel (He/Him)

Manager, Strategic Initiatives

Alice Spary (She/Her)

People & Culture Manager

Farzana Nijhum- Program Officer at Palette Skills

Farzana Nijhum (She/Her)

Program Officer, Saskatchewan

Carly Bautista (She/Her)

Alumni Manager

Oluwashina (Shina) Ajisebutu (He/Him)

Finance Manager

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Ademide Oladeinde

IT Specialist

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Michelle Kot (She/Her)

Participant Recruitment Manager

Dorothy Hearne- Office Manager and Executive Assistant

Dorothy Hearne (She/Her)

Office Manager and Executive Assistant

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Alexandra Yallouz (She/Her)

Senior Communications Advisor

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Jenny Zhou (She/Her)

Sales Support Specialist

Ana Cepeda Poveda (She/Her)

People & Culture Coordinator

Mahak Buchh (She/Her)

Marketing Coordinator

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Rohan Venugopal (He/Him)

Employer Partner Manager, BC

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Nimet Peermohamed (She/Her)

Operations Officer, SalesCamp

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Michaela Peters

Delivery Partner Manager

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Mary Dube

Senior Manager, Operations

Katherine Farthing

Katherine Farthing (She/Her)

Participant Success Coordinator, Saskatchewan

Kris Kinnoch (He/Him)

Sales Trainer

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Pallavi Panigrahi

Product Manager, Learning Sandbox

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Wendy Baker

Senior Manager, Delivery Partners

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Jennifer Sim

Program Review Manager

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Kendas Hansen (She/Her)

Participant Recruitment Manager

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Morag Morison

Delivery Partner Manager

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Program Officer

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Rajat Arora

Application Implementation Specialist

Katie Watson

Katie Watson


Victoria Doidge

Victoria Doidge

Recruitment Participant Manager

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Fatima Zaredar

Program Coordinator, Saskatchewan

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Fatema Muhammad

Program Assistant, Saskatchewan

Christine Stenton

National Program Manager, SalesCamp

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Khadija Ladhani

Evaluation Specialist

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Nader Asmar

Digital Marketing Specialist

Beth Springer

Beth Springer

Program Partnership Coordinator

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Talina Nzimbi

Social Media Manager

Lamia Hossain

Lamia Hossain

Program Coordinator, Upskill Canada

Matt Koscielny

Matt Koscielny

Program Partnership Coordinator


Shannon Duguid

Standards & Development Manager


Holly Cave

Admissions Specialist

Yukta Sethi

Program Partnerships Coordinator

Mary Blake

Participant Recruitment Specialist

Theresa Cashore

Participant Success Coordinator

Carly Preiss

Participant Recruitment Specialist

Vanessa La Porta

Office Manager

Afua Alagbe

Participant Recruitment Specialist


Samantha Gleadall

Participant Success Coordinator

Kristen From

Regional Delivery Partner Manager

Lori Judis

Sales Trainer

Shallaka Saji

Program Reporting Coordinator

Akanksha Babbar

Evaluation Specialist

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We're training talent for in-Demand Careers.

We help fast-growing companies that are struggling to fill talent needs. Contact us to learn how you can become a partner, find amazing talent, and support the Canadian job market.

Eligibility for SalesCamp

To be admitted and accepted into the program, you must be:
  • Be actively searching for work and ready to take on employment opportunities tech sales.
  • Be able to legally work in Canada. 
  • Not be a full-time student.
  • Be a highly motivated individual actively seeking out new opportunities.
  • Have least 3 years of formal work experience in Canada or abroad.
  • Have an English language rating of CLB Level 8, or IELTS of 6.5 overall.
  • Be available for Zoom sessions, many of which will be full-time.
  • Be able and committed to attending networking day events as part of regular programming.
  • Be comfortable using technology and learning online.
  • Live or intend to live in the province where the program is being offered.
  • Have a reliable internet connection, device, and a quiet environment for virtual learning.
  • Be committed and able to join the Canadian workforce full-time immediately following the program.
You may not be eligible if:
  • You do not pass our application and/or interview skills assessment. 
  • You are not actively searching or able to start a job in business-to-business tech sales.
  • You are not able to legally work in Canada.
  • You do not reside in the province where the program is operating.
  • You are going to school full-time.
  • You do not have three years of work experience outside of your studies.
  • You are interested in taking SalesCamp solely for learning purposes, but are building your own business and not intending to work in the field.

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