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.

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…

The power of goals in work-life balance

Rachel Adams (PhD, IBBME) recently attended ILead’s Leadership Lab on Goal Setting Strategies. Check out her reflection on the Leadership Lab below! Setting goals. Seems like something a PhD student…

Meet Namya Syal – ILead’s Communication Assistant!

Meet Namya Syal (ChemE 1T9), ILead’s Communication Assistant. Throughout the school year, Namya will be attending ILead events and talking with student leaders on campus to explore what leadership means…

Nothing is impossible as long as you know how to think about it

This article is part of a series on engineering leadership at U of T. Over the past couple months, the ILead team interviewed emerging leaders and students in formal leadership…

Being a leader is about empowering others

Rosemary Jose (EngSci 1T9) played The Game with ILead last year. Her team took home the top prize for examining how to mitigate food waste in Toronto. You can read…

NICKEL: A national conversation on engineering leadership education

Academics, industry professionals and policymakers from across Canada convened in Toronto this week for a first-of-its-kind conference on engineering leadership education. The National Initiative on Capacity Building and Knowledge Creation…

There is always more to learn, no matter where you are on your leadership journey

This article is part of a series on engineering leadership at U of T. Over the past couple months, the ILead team interviewed emerging leaders and students in formal leadership…

Storytelling leads to unexpected conversations

This article is part of a series on engineering leadership at U of T. Over the past couple months, the ILead team interviewed emerging leaders and students in formal leadership…