Gursharan Kandra

Award Nomination:

Entrepreneurship and Business




President & CEO




Ms. Gursharan Kandra, President “Canadian International Academic Students Inc.” founded

in 2003. She is Master in Sociology, Personnel Management, Non Profit Management from

York University. Her mission is to promote globalization of education. Ms. Kandra has

helped more than 2000 international students by providing them admissions in various

colleges and universities. She is working with Punjab and UP Government in Skill

Development projects. She also arranges educational tour and summer camps for

international students.

Being the CEO of CIAS Inc. and Founder Director of Canadian Intercultural Association of

Students (Non Profit), her work is not only restricted to recruit students, but also working on

facilitating joint ventures with educational institutions. With the support of CIAOS provides

one window service to post landing, internships, job placements, scholarships, connecting

with buddy system and food banks. CIAS joined hands with 57 educational and 20 partners

from around the world: Australia, India, Bangladesh, Mauritus, New Zealand, Singapore,

UAE, UK, USA, and Vietnam.