b'Message from Our Alumni ExecutiveGreenwood Alumni Community,We hope that you and your families are doing well. The students are back in the physical classrooms at Greenwood and the Greenwood Alumni Executive continues to connect virtually to maintain and develop a strong alumni community. The Executive is excited to announce the addition of three new members: Emily Wright 09, Martine Lloyd 10 and Izzy Farag 17.The Alumni Executive has been busy since we last spoke! We launched Greenwood Alumni Connect, which is a great online tool where you can connect with your fellow alumni, keep up to date with events, find a mentor, be a mentor, and stay current with what is going on in the alumni community. Signing up is easy and you can connect simply with your LinkedIn credentials. If you have not done so yet, we highly recommend signing up today at alumni.greenwoodcollege.org/.The Alumni Executive has also been working hard to keep the alumni community connected while we have been in this virtual world. We hosted two very successful Power Of panels, one focused on the Power of Sport and the other on the Power of Well-Being.The sports panel was moderated by Brittany Wong 08, who is the Senior Manager of Youth Hockey Development at NHL, and consisted of several accomplished members of the Greenwood community. Panellists included: Tom Ramshaw 09, who represented Sail Canada at both the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the 2016 Rio Olympics; Tom Wilson 12, a Stanley Cup Champion (2018) and forward for the Washington Capitals; Kara Gani 15, a former Queens University varsity rugby player and Rugby to Reading Coordinator; Carla DiFilippo, a well- Paul Forster 08 and Jessie Lewis 09known former Greenwood teacher and coach of the Canadian Womens Ultimate Frisbee team; and Mark Shapiro, a former Greenwood parent and President and CEO of the Toronto Blue Jays. The recording of this panel is still available if you missed it! Please reach out to us on Alumni Connect or by email at greenwoodalumniexecutive@gmail.comWe also hosted an engaging health and wellness panel discussion on the challenges the pandemic has posed for both mental and physical health. The power of the Greenwood community was truly felt by all who attended. We are grateful to alumni Gigi Labrie 07, a registered nurse at the University Health Network; Daniel Martin 09, a 2SLGBTQ+ Counsellor at Associated Youth Services of Peel; Emma Wookey 12, a pre-doctoral psychology intern at Simms/Mann UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology; and Sammy Kronick 13, the owner of Beatbox Fitness Inc. Greenwoods Director of Athletics, Sam Clark, also joined the panel, while the schools Director of Student Well-being, Kathryn Connelly, acted as the moderator.The Alumni Executive is hard at work to get everyone back together in person as soon as it is safe to do so. We are hoping for the return of the in-person annual reunion in May 2022. This alumni event will have several new and exciting elements. Please register for Alumni Connect to ensure you do not miss it or any of the other exciting initiatives that the Alumni Executive has planned for this year! If you have any thoughts or ideas, please email us at greenwoodalumniexecutive@gmail.com or reach out to either of us directly.Sincerely,Paul Forster 08 Jessie Lewis 09President Vice-President Branching Out!ALUMNI EXECUTIVE MEMBERSPOSITION NAME Greenwoods Alumni Mentorship & President Paul Forster 08 Internship Pairing ProgramVice President Jessie Lewis 09Internships/ Ryan Boynton 08Networking Brendan Crampton 09 Launch & PurposeMentorship Stephan Dalkie 09 Starting in 2019, the Greenwood Alumni Executive launched Events Saul Lewis 11 the Branching Out program to pair alumni together for Russell Reeves 11 mentorship and internship opportunities. With over 1,000 Nicole Wallenberg 11 alumni and counting, the goal of Branching Out is to create Class Presidents Chair Victoria Gooderham 08 a network dedicated to career development.Young Alumni Chair Liam Wilson 18 Success up to TodayMember at Large Allie Hawkey 09 Since 2019, Branching Out has exceeded expectations with UK Chapter Chairs Adam Brady 12 more meaningful mentorship, internship opportunities and Lauren Karrys 12 career launches for alumni than were anticipated within the New York ChapterMitch Reeves 09 first year. In fact, the demand for mentors and internships Chairs Elly Rosenbaum 14 has risen since the original launch.2 evergreen Nov. 2021'