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.

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…

CoP Conference Sheds Light on School-to-Work Transition of Engineers

On Friday, November 11th ILead’s Community of Practice on Engineering Leadership (CoP) took another major step forward, hosting the Third Conference on the Leader Engineer at U of T. More…

Meet Gabriel Castro Xavier: A summer spent in ILead’s Summer Program

Gabriel Castro Xavier (IndE 1T8) is a third year, international student studying Industrial Engineering who enjoys long boarding, reading, and hiking. After completing his second year, he decided to stay…

Meet Omar Hamdy: Leadership is extremely dynamic and ever-changing

Omar Hamdy (ChemE 1T8) was part of ILead’s Summer Fellowship. He got involved with ILead last year when he interacted with the Club Leaders Roundtable to discuss the needs of…