Archive For March, 2017

The Fine Line Between Leadership and Authoritarianism

  WRITTEN BY: Meher Singh, Amnesty International UofT Being a leader is an incredibly daunting yet humbling role. The perks are endless: your name shows up as the primary contact person for the club, you have veto power (sometimes), and…

Leadership Means Putting In The Time With Your Team

WRITTEN BY: Blaise Alleyne, Education Coordinator, UTSFL Photos by: Blaise Alleyne, Education Coordinator, UTSFL A big part of effective leadership involves showing up and putting in the time with your team and with the community. The mission of Students for…

iConnect taught me the Quiet Leadership

WRITTEN BY: Shawn Xiong, Recruitment Leader, iConnect (Centre for International Experience) Photo by: Farah Mustafa, former Communication Leader of iConnect How oxymoronic is it to talk about quiet leadership? Isn’t a leader all about campaigning feverishly, screaming into people’s ears, and…

From Executive Decision-Makers to Facilitators

WRITTEN BY: Sarah Wong, Global Health Engage UTIHP Co-Chair As first-time co-chairs for Global Health Engage (GHE) – a subsidiary of the U of T International Health Program (UTIHP) – Derek and I were presented with a new yet exciting…

Trailblazers Conference: EXPLORE

WRITTEN BY: Frances Huang, Mentor-In-Training and Jake Chalkey, Mentor-In-Training. Photos by: Xijia (Jessica) Peng, First in the Family Peer-Mentor Program Mentee Photography, and Trailblazers Planning Committee Member The University of Toronto’s 2017 tri-campus first generation Trailblazers: Explore conference, which was held on January 28th,…