Vice President Research and Innovation, Ryerson University and Founder, Ryerson's Diversity Institute
Dr. Cukier is the Founder of the Diversity Institute at Ryerson University and is the author of more than 200 papers on technology, innovation and management. She has extensive experience specializing in strategy and organizational change, and has led several studies on diversity. She has received several large grants on innovation and diversity and is currently the holder of a $2.7 million multi-stakeholder project, DiversityLeads: Promoting diversity in leadership - an integrated, ecological approach. She is also the recipient of the Governor General's Meritorious Cross, was named one of the University of Toronto's 100 Alumni Who Shaped the Century, and last year was selected as one of the 25 Transformational Canadians by The Globe and Mail, La Presse and CTV.