How do professionals create meaning when their expertise is challenged by technological and societal change?
Erica Pimentel is a CPA and a doctoral candidate in Accountancy at the John Molson School of Business. Erica holds a B.Comm from McGill, an MBA from the John Molson School of Business and an LLM in Tax from York University. Prior to starting her PhD, she worked in public accounting.
Erica leverages her close proximity to practice to perform research on professional work and the business applications of blockchain technology. She is interested in how professionals create meaning through their work. Her doctoral research has been supported by scholarships from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), the Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur du Québec, CPA Québec and Concordia University.