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Not your typical Education grad: high-powered alumna excels as an economist

Not your typical Education grad: high-powered alumna excels as an economist

Economist Inbal Marcovitch is not your typical education graduate. An innovative economist and strategic foresight professional, Marcovitch uses mixed research methodologies and stakeholder engagement to develop organizational systems that contribute to resilient organizations. Born in Israel, Marcovitch came to Canada as an international student. She enrolled at York where she majored in Business and Society. […]

People of YU - Mikhaela Gray

People of YU - Mikhaela Gray

"When my mom was in elementary school, her best friend went missing. About six years ago, they were reconnected and my mom began to learn her story. At the age of 14, my mom’s friend was trafficked for sex in Ontario, Canada. When I heard her story, I was shocked and heartbroken. I began asking questions and started doing research to better understand the realities of human trafficking. I was compelled to fight this injustice and to find ways to prevent other people from being trafficked.

BEd grad facilitates puppetry workshop at annual 'Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed' conference

BEd grad facilitates puppetry workshop at annual 'Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed' conference

Earlier this month York BEd alum Tristan Castro Pozo facilitated a puppetry workshop at the 22nd annual Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed conference – Breaking the Silence: From Rebellion to Waging Love – at Cass Commons in Detroit (June 1 - 4). Tristan was one of 250 participants from 7 countries to participate in […]

Alumni Spotlight: Sergio Pascucci

Alumni Spotlight: Sergio Pascucci

Lessons in Success How do you define success? When I graduated it simply meant getting a teaching job. But, in 1996, teaching jobs were not abundant. As that first September came and went, I had no teaching job, and success didn’t seem within my grasp. I was fortunate to get hired working in Youth Programs […]