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 developed ‘The Power of Story: Discovering Your Leadership Narrative,” and taught the course for its first four years. She also 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 the emotional intelligence and leadership effectiveness of students, staff and professionals. She is a certified Search Inside Yourself teacher; a mindfulness-based emotional intelligence program for leaders.