Shabnam is the Director of Learning Languages Institute, and Managing Partner and Founder of Akrami & Associates.
Shabnam completed her Law Degree and a further Post Graduate Diploma at the University of London UK. She also graduated from York University where she received both her Bachelor in Criminology and Masters in Socio-Legal Studies.
Shabnam is passionate about helping young people succeed and exceed their potential through education. As Director of LLI, she aims to help students from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures to learn English to the highest levels, whether online or in person. She is determined to increase the accessibility of LLI courses so more international student can go on to study at major English-speaking universities in Canada, the US and worldwide.
She is also passionate about helping young people develop their own personal skills, such as leadership, teamwork and innovation, whilst studying at LLI.
Prior to opening her own firm, Shabnam gained extensive experience in corporate immigration law; specializing in work permits, temporary resident permits and rehabilitation cases. She has in-depth and hands-on experience in all Canadian Immigration and Citizenship matters, including: preparation and submission of applications for permanent residence, work permits, NAFTA applications, labour market opinions, temporary resident permits, sponsorships, and business investors.
In her spare time, Shabnam likes to spend time with family and friends. She very much enjoys travelling to experience new cultures and lifestyle, and hopefully meet fellow educators looking to improve the opportunities for their own students. Shabnam’s hobbies are swimming and watching superhero movies – when she gets time.