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.

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…

Teams built on a foundation of values and conflict

ILead recently hosted its full-day Leadership Lab on Optimizing Teams. The workshop provided a foundation for thinking about individual and team values, leadership and working styles within a team, understanding…

Student Club Spotlight – ILead:Grad

ILead:Grad is a student organization lead by graduate students for graduate students. Their vision is “everybody is a leader” and they accomplish that vision by hosting workshops where graduate students…

Industry Panel: What Skills Matter? – Meet Emily Moore (Part 3)

On November 28th, ILead is hosting a Leadership Lab called Industry Panel: What Skills Matter? Over the course of November, we will feature interviews from the four panelists. This week…

Industry Panel: What Skills Matter? – Meet Ashley Lawrence (Part 2)

On November 28th, ILead is hosting a Leadership Lab called Industry Panel: What Skills Matter? Over the course of November, we will feature interviews from the four panelists. This week…

What does leadership mean to The Game Mentors?

On October 20th The Game participants met their future mentors for the first time. Between talking to students and helping students further their ideas about the problems they have chosen…

Reconnecting with old friends using meaningful conversations

ILead recently invited Stuart Knight for a special Leadership Lab on Four Conversations for Success. Anchoring his talk on the need for us to connect more deeply, he left the…

Industry Panel: What Skills Matter? – Meet Sandra Odendahl (Part 1)

On November 28th, ILead is hosting a Leadership Lab called Industry Panel: What Skills Matter? Over the course of November, we will feature interviews from the four panelists. This week…

Meet 14 new professors joining U of T Engineering

Fourteen new faculty members working at the leading edge of engineering education and research are joining U of T Engineering, slated to begin on or before July 1, 2017. Five…