Congratulations to Safiya Popatia for being recognized with the prestigious BCLNA Young Member of the Year award! This annual award is presented to one person, aged 35 or younger, for their exemplary service and contributions to the industry and the association.
Safiya’s efforts in promoting and recruiting people to the industry have been a great success. She has been heavily involved with Education Career Fairs, Try-A-Trade, presentations at Kwantlen Open House for Trades, BC Education Tour, High Schools/Youth, YMCA Youth Bootcamp, SUCCESS Youth, and Government Programs/Job Developers. Safiya also volunteers on the Young Professionals Committee with the Burnaby Board of Trade.
Safiya’s passion for the industry does not go unnoticed. “I love spreading the word about our amazing industry and the endless opportunities it provides. Let’s continue to plant more seeds as an industry!”