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.

Chart Your Future

Want to get involved on campus, but confused or overwhelmed by all the possible choices of clubs and activities? ILead’s Leadership Lab on Chart Your Future is here to help!…

From Skule to the Workplace: Lessons from Alumni

In the summer, ILead’s FIELD summer students visited the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, and heard from a panel of U of T Engineering Alumni. The panelists discussed the importance of self-care…

Our New Director: Emily Moore

We are thrilled to welcome Emily Moore to the ILead team! Dr. Emily Moore has joined the Troost Institute for Leadership Education in Engineering (Troost ILead) as Director. She is…

Summer Fellows 2018

The Summer Fellowship is a 16-week program for highly engaged engineering students who want to grow the impact of their student organization and themselves as leaders. This year ILead worked…

In the Field Leadership Series: Part 3

The faces of leadership in our SkuleTM community ILead’s Photographer, Aldrin Villamayor, continues to build upon this series and uncover various ways students characterize and live leadership. This is the 3rd…

In the Field Leadership Series Part 2

The faces of leadership in our SkuleTM community As part of ILead’s Photographer, Aldrin Villamayor, and I (Anike Morrison, ILead’s Communication Assistant)’s quest to uncover the various ways students characterize and…

November’s Club of the Month

In conversation with Blue Sky Solar Racing’s Frank Gu On June 20th, Rishabh Mundhra, ILead’s Student Clubs Liaison, met with Blue Sky Solar Racing’s Project Manager, Frank Gu, to learn…

A Case for Creativity

The need for imagination in design, engineering, and leadership How essential is creativity to being a successful engineer? One answer to that question is: creativity, a core leadership pillar, is…

In the Field Leadership Series

The faces of leadership in our SkuleTM community In order to better understand how U of T Engineering students view, define, and interact with leadership, ILead’s Photographer, Aldrin Villamayor,  and…

Fostering student leadership in engineering: Meet Professor Alison Olechowski

Alison Olechowski recently joined MIE as an Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, and is cross-appointed to the Institute for Leadership Education in Engineering (ILead). In her short time at U of T Engineering,…