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.

ILead challenges you to make a world of difference during National Engineering Month

March is National Engineering Month (NEM). All eyes are now on engineers as leaders who develop ingenious solutions in the world of commerce, politics, technology, health, global justice and education.…

ILead’s Andy Byford event featured in The Toronto Star

From left: Stephanie Fata, Kyle Fortoloczky, Andy Byford We are pleased to share that The Toronto Star wrote a story on our February 26 event Leading Canada’s Largest Transit System…

U of T Engineering Launches Academic Certificate in Engineering Leadership

U of T Engineering expands its cross-disciplinary opportunities with the announcement of an academic certificate in engineering leadership starting in 2014-2015. The development of this curricular option is a response…

ILead Inspires Graduates

With eyes set on changing the world, recent engineering graduate Jason Sukhram (MSE 1T2) embodies the global engineer of the future. He wants to inspire engineering students after him to…

Gathering of Industry Leaders and Engineering Students Sparks Cross-Generational Dialogue on Leadership Education

From left: Kasra Modares (CivE 1T6), Nusrat Nowrin (ChemE 1T5), Yee Wei Foong (MSE 1T5), Michael Suppa (MEng 1T4), Pawel Chomicki (EngSci 1T4), Lamya Ezzeldin (ChemE 1T5), Scott Whitty (EngSci…

Applications are Open for The Leaders of Tomorrow Awards

The objective of these Leaders of Tomorrow (LOT) Awards is to recognize students in Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry who have shown the potential to become outstanding leaders. This potential…

Engineer/Activist Jeff Skoll on Leadership & Philanthropy

In this article published by The Guardian’s Leadership Hub, one of the most famous graduates from UofT Engineering, Jeff Skoll, discusses his new movie Merchants of Doubt, based on the bestselling book…

ILead Hosts Panel Talk with Four Engineering Business Leaders

From Left: Prof. Doug Reeve, Elizabeth Mills, Dr. David Colcleugh, Dr. Dan Rosen, Nigel Guilford, Daryl Wilson In the stately Governing Council Chamber in Simcoe Hall—where the University’s highest decision-making…

ILead Course Inspires Students to Launch “Engineering Happiness”

Can you engineer happiness? Sutha Sathananthan, Masters candidate in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, believes you can. She was inspired to launch Engineering Happiness with her peers after…

According to Maclean’s, ILead Offers a “Standout Program”

ILead’s Engineering Leaders of Tomorrow program, now offered directly by the Institute as a unified brand, is featured in Maclean’s 2013 Canadian Universities Guidebook as one of only three “standout…