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Featured Alumni

Rachel Sklar, U of T Alum
Featured Alumni

Rachel Sklar

Find out how this driven U of T Law grad became a high-profile political commentator and start-up entrepreneur in New York.

A. Ka Tat Tsang

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

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 | Faculty of Arts & Science | School of Graduate Studies

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

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.

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.

Bill Buxton

Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering | School of Graduate Studies

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

Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering | School of Graduate Studies

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

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.

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.

Harley Pasternak

School of Graduate Studies | Faculty of Medicine

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 | School of Graduate Studies

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

James Orbinski

Faculty of Arts & Science | School of Graduate Studies

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

John Cassaday

School of Graduate Studies | Rotman School of Management

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

John Mighton

Victoria College | Faculty of Arts & Science | School of Graduate Studies

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

Julie Payette

Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering | School of Graduate Studies

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

School of Graduate Studies | Rotman School of Management

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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