Nancy Mendes is the creator of this podcast LifeDcoded
With over three decades of professional experience, Nancy Mendes, has taken on varied roles in her occupation as an Executive assistant, Product Manager, Event Coordinator and also successfully running her own immigration consultancy business. Currently she is in the Realty business and has recently ventured into podcasting. In these varied roles, she is known for her innovative vision and unmatched expertise for her ability to adapt to the changing trends in her career.
During the Pandemic, Nancy put on her marketing hat and earned the Virtual Master’s Award in her role as Real Estate Professional. This stirred her inner zest to do something in the similar lines. She got an intuition of “Why not bring inspiring stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things?” which gave birth to her dream of launching her own podcast called “Lifedcoded”
Nancy holds her Master’s degree in Commerce, from the Bombay University.
In the year 1999, Nancy immigrated from India to Toronto, Canada with her husband and two children. She welcomed her third child in Canada in 2004. After moving to Canada, she got certified and worked as an Immigration Consultant, Mortgage Professional, Canadian Traffic & Transportation Coordinator (CITT) and currently as Real Estate Professional. She is a member of Canadian Real Estate Association, Ontario Real Estate Association, Toronto Real Estate Board and former member of Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council. In her career, Nancy has bagged several accolades and achievements some of which are the President’s Club Award, The Red Diamond Award, The Platinum award and many more.
She uses her spare time resourcefully, by helping out in her community, running an ethnic community centre, where the seniors and youth come together to mix, mingle, play poker, board games, hold seminars and other activities. She also organizes community events which promote her mother tongue Konkani, she showcases her talents in these events, by acting, dancing and compering. She also takes part in various fundraising activities, blood donation drives, participating in marathon races, volunteering at the school, traveling, reading, writing poetry and exploring the outdoors are her other hobbies.
Nancy is very driven and always strive to reach higher goals. She loves challenges and in the May of 2014, she started honing her running skills and ran her first Toronto Yonge street 10K run, and in the same year she ran the Mississauga 10K run and the Toronto Scotia half marathon. In 2015, she ran her first marathon and from then on, it was no looking back, she consistently ran one marathon every year, spanning different countries from USA to Iceland. In 2017, she even took part in the CN tower climb for nature, to raise funds for the World Wildlife.
It is said, "We live only once so why not make the best and most of it". So here's to her ongoing determination to challenge herself and making the best and most of life.
Blood donation at Canadian Blood Services
Rock climbing in Banff
Skydiving in Las Vegas