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Yara Matar

Yara Matar

Learning and Knowledge Officer

121 King Street West

Suite 1810

Toronto, ON

M5H 3T9

T (416) 642-6440 M 416-644-7000 ymatar@navltd.com

As the Knowledge and Learning Officer, Yara is responsible for managing Navigator’s internal information resources and maintaining best practices within the firm. Yara also oversees training and provides research support and information analysis to consultants.

Prior to joining Navigator, Yara earned an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree, with distinction, from the University of Toronto, where she majored in Communications and Political Science. She went on to complete her Master’s Degree in Information from the University of Toronto’s iSchool, where she specialized in Critical Information Policy, Culture and Technology. Yara started her career at the University’s Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology, where she began as a Teaching Assistant at the start of her graduate program and moved on to become a Sessional Instructional Assistant upon convocating.

Some of Yara’s past achievements include being a recipient of the Faculty of Library and Information Studies 60th Anniversary Bursary, as well as numerous articles published under her name for entertainment websites Tribute and Up & Comers.