Rima Aristocrat has been bridging the skills gap between skills training and enterprises for more than 30 years. She is the president and CEO of Willis College, one of Canada’s oldest post-secondary institutions, founded in 1896 and the founder of TeKnoWave Inc, Canada’s first national aboriginal IT Training Initiative. She has been credited for establishing sister city partnership with Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canada, and Xiangyang City, Hubei Province, China and between Glengarry, Ontario, Canada and Jingmen City, Hubei Province, China. She is the only Canadian representative on the Microsoft Education Advisory Council and established the first articulation agreement for a degree credit transfer between the Canadian public and private education sectors. Rima is a member-at-large of the NACC Board.