Sophie Li

Name: Sophie Li

Email address: soph.c.li@gmail.com
Workplace: deafConnectED

 

Background:

Bachelor of Environments (Melbourne University)

Hear For You – Volunteer Mentor and National Communications & Programs Coordinator

Vicdeaf – Information & Media Coordinator

What are you passionate about?

Everything! It’s hard for me to choose what I want to do sometimes.

What skills, experience, strengths or knowledge can you offer someone as their mentor?

– Resume writing

– Networking

– Skills useful for employment (email, behaviour, conflict management, Employment Assistance Fund, finding specific information)

– Experience in working in a hearing organisation and deaf organisation

– Experience in studying at university

Best advice you would give or have been given:

Be smart with your life after school:

– Keep learning and keep developing your English and technology skills

– Go for a useful qualification/degree that makes you ’employable’

– The opportunities come after the first job, so keep working!

– If you are stuck, always ask for help

Most important life lessons learned:

Life as an adult can be hard! Develop your support network so that you always have help in case you need it.

Do the best you can by working hard and enjoy life to the full!