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Dr. Wendy Cukier, LLI Director, Receives a Harry Jerome Award for Diversity

Wendy Cukier receives Harry Jerome Award for Diversity ¬†April 12, 2016 Wendy Cukier, vice-president, research and innovation, and founder of the Diversity Institute, received a Harry Jerome Award in the Diversity category, presented by the Black Business and Professional Association (BBPA) in April, 2016. The BBPA Harry Jerome Awards are recognized as the most prestigious […]

Shirley J. Thompson Seizes Opportunities to Succeed

Shirley J. Thompson Seizes¬† Opportunities to Succeed By Neil Armstrong Dr. Shirley J Thompson is a force of nature and determined to maximize every opportunity to accomplish her work as a composer, conductor, academic, teacher, artistic director, filmmaker and violinist. A Reader in Music at the University of Westminster and a freelance composer of music […]

4 Ways to Build Self-Confidence and Boost Your Performance

When I arrived at Ryerson University in 2008, I went from being a soccer coach to director of athletics at an institution with over 40,000 students and a reputation as one of the most innovative and entrepreneurial in Canada. I became overnight in charge of a department of 40 staff and a budget of $3 […]