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Featured Alumni

Ismat Aziz
Featured Alumni

Ismat Aziz

Ismat Aziz’s experiences as a University of Toronto undergraduate formed the basis of her interest in human resources, a field in which she continues to excel.

A. Ka Tat Tsang

Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work Alumni | Graduate Studies Alumni

Through his work with the China Project, professor A. Ka Tat Tsang has spread his valuable knowledge of social work throughout the world.

Adrienne Clarkson

Trinity College | Arts & Science Alumni | Graduate Studies Alumni | Honorary Degree

Adrienne Clarkson has written about immigrants who struggled and thrived. An immigrant herself, she’s helped transform Canada.

Allen Lau

Applied Science & Engineering Alumni | Graduate Studies Alumni

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

Graduate Studies Alumni

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

Antonio Ramalho

Graduate Studies Alumni | Rotman Management Alumni

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

Bill Buxton

Applied Science & Engineering Alumni | Graduate Studies Alumni | Honorary Degree

Bill Buxton at any moment can be quoting Jimmy Hendrix, or Oscar Wilde, and the next moment talking about building birch bark canoes.

Bill Reeves

Applied Science & Engineering Alumni | Graduate Studies Alumni | Honorary Degree | Philosophy Alumni

Bill Reeves can be immensely proud of the award-winning movies he helped create as a co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios.

Cameron Robertson

Applied Science & Engineering Alumni | Graduate Studies Alumni | U of T Institute for Aerospace Studies Alumni

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.

Daisy Ho

Graduate Studies Alumni | Rotman Commerce Alumni | Management Alumni

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

Harley Pasternak

Graduate Studies Alumni | Medicine Alumni

Give you five? Harley Pasternak will oblige. His 5-Factor Diet and fitness regimen has made him a widely-recognized health authority.

Helena Monteiro

Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work Alumni | Graduate Studies Alumni

Principles Helena Monteiro applied at U of T - thinking, learning and leading - have made her a major player in international philanthropy.

James Orbinski

Arts & Science Alumni | Graduate Studies Alumni | Political Science Alumni

James Orbinski - physician, scientist and author - is a veteran of many of the world’s complex humanitarian emergencies.

John Cassaday

Graduate Studies Alumni | Rotman Management Alumni

As Corus Entertainment’s President and Chief Executive Officer, John Cassaday drives innovation in our rapidly changing media landscape.

John Mighton

Victoria College | Arts & Science Alumni | Graduate Studies Alumni | Honorary Degree | Philosophy Alumni

Imagine a popular playwright who doubles as an advocate for literacy in mathematics. No need to imagine: John Mighton is for real.

Julie Payette

Applied Science & Engineering Alumni | Graduate Studies Alumni | Honorary Degree

It would be easy to describe Julie Payette’s career as an astronaut as "flying high". But she takes so many other things to the highest level.

Keng Lam Ang

Graduate Studies Alumni | Rotman Management Alumni

As chairman of the China World Trade Center, Keng Lam Ang is a major player on the world stage. He believes there is room for Canada.
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