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Featured Alumni

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Featured Alumni

Tasha Schumann

Tasha Schumann’s successful career as rap artist Tasha the Amazon comes as no surprise to her. After all, she has planned on being a musician since kindergarten.

Alexander Levy

University College | Faculty of Arts & Science

The apps built by Alexander Levy's company MyVoice literally give a voice to thousands of people with profound speech disabilities.

Allen Lau

Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering | School of Graduate Studies

When a headline asks whether your company can “save reading”, you know you’ve got it made. Allen Lau’s Wattpad is on fire.

Anand Agarawala

School of Graduate Studies

Sometimes a thesis takes a life of its own. Desktop environment BumpTop earned Anand Agarawala both an MA and a Google deal.

Anthony Lacavera

Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering

Telecommunications is a big industry, run by major players. Anthony Lacavera started Globalive and made room for one more.

Antonio Ramalho

School of Graduate Studies | Rotman School of Management

As president of a big international company, Antonio Ramalho is glad for his hectic student days, when he learned the skill of calmness.

Blake C. Goldring

Victoria College | Faculty of Arts & Science

“The University of Toronto has played an important role in the lives of the Goldring family for four generations,” says Blake Goldring.

Bonnie Stern

New College | Faculty of Arts & Science

From her early beginnings as a chef to opening her renowned cooking school, Bonnie Stern has become a Canadian culinary guru.

Cameron Robertson

Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering | School of Graduate Studies

Cameron Robertson learned a lot about team-building at U of T. It started with rugby, but since then his career has literally taken off.

Craig Kielburger

Trinity College | Faculty of Arts & Science

When Craig Kielburger was 12 years old, he suddenly understood “that a young person can make a difference.”

Daisy Ho

School of Graduate Studies

Daisy Ho credits much of her perseverance and strength of character to her experience at the University of Toronto.

David Berkal

University College | Faculty of Arts & Science

David Berkal is an entrepreneur, who got his start with a unique travel company.

Dominic Lam

Faculty of Medicine

Dominic Lam is an award-winning artist and renowned crusader for the visually impaired, as Chairman of the World Eye Organization.

Fred Kan

Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering | Faculty of Law

It was 50 years ago, but Fred Kan still has fond memories of the time he helped organize an International Students Festival at U of T.

Gimmy Chu

Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering

Gimmy Chu says U of T encouraged him to think "outside and beyond the box" - and help build the most energy-efficient light bulb ever.

Gustavo Ramos

Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering

Gustavo Ramos was born near Sao Paulo but has had experiences in Canada that go well beyond what most visitors to this country have.

Heather Johnston

Victoria College | Faculty of Arts & Science

When humanitarian Heather Johnston says she loves U of T you know it is heartfelt – her family has been attending for five generations.
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