Vice President Research and Innovation, Ryerson University and Founder, Ryerson's Diversity Institute

DrWendyCukier

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:

Mentorships, the good, the bad and the ugly : Women Shaping Business

As part of the Women Shaping Business Program, we looked at mentorship with one of our panellists from events we held across the country. Dr. Rebecca Sullivan, an Associate Professor of the...Read more

Women Shaping Business 2014 : Shrinking the divide, expanding the conversation

According to the third annual Women Shaping Business survey conducted by Randstad Canada, the gender divide has been shrinking in today's workplace.  As salary continues to be a discussion point...Read more

Women Shaping Business: overcoming the ‘’motherhood gap’’

As part of the Women Shaping Business Program, we looked at maternity leave as a resource for families looking to grow while staying in the workforce. We spoke with Shannon Young, Randstad Canada’s...Read more

Canada up 43,000 Jobs in October, Women See Gains

With the lowest unemployment rate since 2008, Canada gained an estimated 43,000 jobs in October according to Statistics Canada, dropping from 7.0% to...Read more

Mentorship vs Sponsorship: what are they, what are the differences?

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