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.

Blog posts by Dr. Wendy Cukier:

The Engineering Demand in Edmonton, July-September 2015

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Ask Our Leaders: Sandra Pickering, Vice President, Business Development, Randstad Sourceright

  Through our Women Shaping Business program, we want to provide you with valuable insights that you can use to assess the leadership of women in your organization, evaluate your own...Read more

New study from Randstad Canada: Canadian women still held back as leaders in the workplace

Launched in 2012, Randstad Canada’s Women Shaping Business program aims to explore the challenges and opportunities for today’s Canadian women in the workplace. A key element of the program is a...Read more

Managers, it is up to you to identify the future leaders in your organizations

As more and more Baby Boomers retire, Canadian companies are looking to the next generations to fill these roles. Unfortunately, according to 2014 Women Shaping Business: Challenges and...Read more

Women in STEM and the language of gender

 Words have power. Don’t believe it? Ask Dr. Tim Hunt, a.k.a Sir Richard Timothy Hunt, scientist and Nobel prize winner. In June 2015, while addressing the World Conference of Science...Read more