Julia Smeed – Innovation Hub Project Leader
Julia is a leader, innovator and intrapreneur who specializes in design thinking, collaboration and related methodologies that strive to design programs with students rather than for them. As the Leader of the Innovation Hub at the University of Toronto, she works with teams of over 150 students and staff on campus to improve the community’s campus experience. Julia holds an MBA from the University of Fredericton in Global Leadership and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Western University. Julia is also the Secretary of the Council on Student Services at the University of Toronto, and has presented at various conferences including the Canadian Association of College & University Student Services and the Canadian Association of Career Educators and Employers. Outside of her work, Julia is a mom to 4-year-old twins Joshua and Victoria who just started junior kindergarten.