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Troost ILead is the home of engineering leadership research and training at the University of Toronto's Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. The institute exists to:

  • Inspire engineering students to identify as leaders
  • Equip students for lifelong leadership development
  • Inform engineering leadership education with workplace and classroom research
  • Elevate the conversation on leadership in the engineering community

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