Sharing the fruits of success

Posted: June 6, 2007 in Headlines, Natives

Toronto Sun

Aditya Jha started his life in Canada as Bell Canada’s general manager of eBusiness and now, 13 years later, has a $100-million fortune. But he’s not just sitting on that fortune — he’s giving back to Canada’s First Nations.

His first venture was to start mentoring for 20-30 young native people from Nishnawbe-Aski Nation. In what he calls “job shadowing,” he matches the young people with business leaders to learn from, and to bring that knowledge back to the reservation to start a business.

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