Nomination Date: 27/06/2019
Rima holds various degrees, including a Master of Business Administration from ESCP-EAP in Paris, an Executive MBA from from Beirut Business School, and a Bachelor of Midwifery from Lebanese University in Fanar. She also holds a Certificate in Marketing Management from HEC Montréal. A proud mother of two boys, this businesswoman of Lebanese origin is active and very involved in the Laval community where she has lived for several years. Ms. El-Helou began her professional career as a midwife. She then worked in human resources management and personal property and damage insurance. She now leads and acts as a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant in her company, which was founded in 2018. Her involvement in the community is as numerous as it is varied, active in organizations such as Futurpreneur Canada, a mentoring program for young entrepreneurs, Service et solidarité humaine, which helps newcomers find employment by matching them with businesses, and as a founding member of the Maronite Circle, which supports people in need. Rima is also involved in the organization of the International Migrants and Refugees Days of the Diocese of Montreal.