Annie Simpson

Associate Director, ILead | Instructor, APS445 | annie.simpson@utoronto.ca | 416.978.5053

Annie oversees ILead’s co-curricular programs and manages the programming team. As a long standing member of the team, Annie has been engaged in the development of many programs and in the establishment of ILead culture. Annie did her Masters degree in Adult Education and Counselling Psychology at OISE and completed the course work portion of her PhD in Education. Annie teaches the course ‘The Power of Story: Discovering Your Leadership Narrative and she supports ILead’s community of Instructors. Before coming to U of T Annie taught in the community college system and also worked as a counselor, conflict mediator and restorative justice facilitator and trainer. Annie is committed to transformative education that engages the whole person. She is inspired to cultivate students’ emotional intelligence, personal integrity, and awareness of social justice issues. She is currently a teacher in training with the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (SIYLI).