Episode 5: Engineer turned educator with Rdina Danaf

As a young mother with a special needs child, Rdina Danaf took the brave step of returning to the classroom. Her seven year journey started at NorQuest College with academic upgrading.
Rdina went on to earn an Engineering degree from the University of Alberta where she graduated with honours. Yet, after all that, it was the world of business and financial education that really spoke to her entrepreneurial spirit.

We talk about....
  • NorQuest College academic upgrading
  • The differences between small and large post-secondary institutions
  • The unique challenges of being a student while raising two kids, one with special needs
  • Love/hate relationships with student loans
  • Visualizing outcomes to help you stick to your goals
  • Joining World Financial group
  • Zig Ziglar and the importance of helping others
  • Staying focused on what really matters and letting other things go
  • The Peter Elzinga Foundation scholarship for part time students
Special thanks to our sponsors NorQuest College for making this podcast possible and to our friends at the Alberta Podcast Network.