News & Stories

Here we share news, stories and updates about ILead with respect to our programming, research and outreach. If you are a member of the University of Toronto Engineering community and have a leadership-related story you’d like to share with us, please contact info.ilead@utoronto.ca or call 416.978.3018.

Who You Are Matters!

The PhD Career Development Workshops and Events has launched! On March 30, 60 PhD students and post-doctoral fellows representing all engineering disciplines came together to explore ‘who they are’. Through…

Leadership Through the Years

A common assumption is that one’s idea of leadership grows and evolves as they do. To test this assumption, I spoke to a few students from different years about their…

The Game: Learning engineering leadership through social innovation

U of T Engineering students presented innovative solutions to a wide range of social issues at the final showcase of The Game, hosted on March 16. The social innovation competition…

Lessons Learned from The Game

Bella Zhang participated in the 2016-2017 cohort of The Game. This is a reflection on her experiences with the program and the lessons she learned. The concept of leadership today…

The Power of Storytelling in Leadership

The Power of Story (APS445H) is an academic course offered by ILead that allows people to explore their own personal narratives and discover how their experiences shape them as engineers…

Professor Greg Evans receives 3M National Teaching Fellowship

U of T Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering Professor Greg Evans has received a 3M National Teaching Fellowship from the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. The…

Meet Paul Seufert, Data Scientist and Pizza Bandit

Paul Seufert is a third year EngSci student specializing in Mathematics, Statistics, and Finance. The way he got involved with ILead is a bit of a funny story and earned…

Celebrating Women and Girls in STEM with Dean Amon

In 2015 there were only 16.2% females enrolled in engineering in Canada. Furthermore even less than 13% of licensed engineers in Canada are women. Even fewer percentages of women are…

Meet Vincent Zhang: How the Summer Program transformed my life

I recently had the opportunity to speak to Vincent Zhang (Year 2 MechE) about his experiences with ILead’s Faculty-wide Summer Program: Engineer Your Future and his perspective on leadership. Vincent’s…

Anyone can cook…and anyone can lead!

Gusteau (from the movie Ratatouille): You must be imaginative, strong-hearted. You must try things that may not work, and you must not let anyone define your limits because of where…