Medina Puskar

Medina Puskar

Medina Puskar is a Registered Social Worker and Manager of Career Services at Manitoba Start where she leads a team of trained and certified career coaches effectively guiding newcomers to find meaningful employment. Prior to being in a leadership role, she worked as a Career Coach/Facilitator, teaching employability skills and job search techniques. Medina completed the Career Development Practitioner Certification diploma from University of Winnipeg and hold a Bachelor of Social Work from University of Manitoba. As a refugee herself, she understands the challenges newcomers face in finding meaningful employment. Motivated by data, she is always eager to uncover new trends and strives to implement them in strategic planning within the organization.
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Understanding the settlement needs of Ukrainian refugees

The influx of Ukrainian nationals arriving to Manitoba under the Ukrainian initiative has grown considerably over the past few months. On May 23rd, Winnipeg welcomed one chartered plane carrying approximately...