Carla Mecenas

CISM PH Team Lead
Born and raised in the Philippines, Carla found the perfect place to settle - Canada. She started as an International Student and made her way to residency. This is how her passion for guiding current and aspiring international student emerge. She has a deep understanding of what an International student needs and through this platform, she aspires to deliver to the Filipino Community the accurate guide in studying and settling in Canada.

Amrit Singh

Web Designer & CISM Content Team Lead
Design, content creation and technology is his passion. He has worked on various creative projects. Amrit heads up our content creation team and manages our web magazines. He always loves a peanut butter toast with coffee before he starts his day.

Elvina Raharja

CISM Content Creator
Elvina Raharja is an aspiring creative director and producer currently residing in Toronto, ON. She was born and raised in Bogor, Indonesia and moved to Canada in 2017 to pursue her passion in the creative industry. She is currently studying at Ryerson University for Creative Industries, with focus on Acting/Dance and Film Industry. She loves to share her stories and knowledge with her community and explores new experiences in her city and beyond.

Dhia Istiqamah

Dhia is a multidisciplinary artist with a background in Industrial Design and currently focusing on branding strategy. She was an International Student; Indonesian, grew up in Qatar and currently residing in Canada. Through living abroad, she values integrity in people connection. Her role in CISM is to spread the stories of international students in Canada. With her experiences in sales and customer service, she combines her creative and technical knowledge to build systems and strategies to create marketing and social media content for startups.