FAQ - FEI Young Luminaries

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the FEI Young Luminaries program?
What is the program?
The FEI Young Luminaries Program is an exclusive one-year program for high-achieving young finance professionals to meet industry leaders and develop genuine mentorship relationships. Over the course of the program, selected professionals will have access to several one-on-one meetings, as well as a slew of exclusive in-person events.
Who is Eligible?
To apply, you must be a finance professional between the ages of 25 to 35. You will be required to attend events in Calgary, Toronto or Vancouver; therefore you must live in the surrounding area.
What is FEI Canada?
Financial Executives International Canada (FEI Canada) is the leading voice and informed choice for senior financial executives across the country. With 12 chapters and 1,600+ members, FEI Canada provides professional development, networking opportunities, thought leadership and advocacy services to its members. The association membership consists of senior level financial executives spanning various industries, functions and disciplines, representing a significant number of Canada’s leading and most influential corporations. For more information, please visit www.feicanada.org or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.
Who are the mentors?
The mentors are FEI Canada members including an assortment of senior financial executives across several industries.
What do I get out of this?
You will have the opportunity to meet and build a lasting mentorship relationship with some of the most prominent finance executives in the country. As part of a distinguished class of 75 FEI Young Luminaries (25 per city), you will also be given access to exclusive FEI Canada events where you can learn from and network with leaders in the finance industry. You will also receive complimentary registration to the 2020 FEI Canada Annual Conference, this year held in Banff, Alberta on June 3-5 (value of $1,979). Finally, you’ll also get to build lasting relationships within your Young Luminari cohort.
How long is the program?
The program will run from October, 2019 to June, 2020, culminating in the FEI Young Luminaries Celebration at the 2020 FEI Canada Annual Conference.
How can I get involved?
Simply apply for the program through Luminari's website here. You'll need to upload your most recent resume and answer some questions. Further requirements like a phone interview may be required as you move forward in the application process.
Is there a fee associated?
Yes, the fee to participate in the program is $575, which covers all events and the discounted annual FEI Canada membership fee (if part of this program, you are automatically admitted to FEI Canada as a ‘Young Luminari Member’).
Who can I contact?
If you have any other questions, you can email us.