Effective Personal Branding Using Social Media


There a few commonalities that appear in a simple Google search on “personal branding”. Entrepreneur penned three principles for personal branding as inspired by Pope Francis: a) Authenticity is key – stay true to yourself and let your personality shine through. b) Humility above all else – whether you’re starting up or at the top […]

4 Tools To Help You Get Focused


A new academic year brings with it the same old intentions to get (and stay) focused. Somehow life intervenes and before we know it, we’re couch surfing our way to finals. Let’s try to avoid that this time ’round, shall we? In 2002, The Globe and Mail named U of T the hardest school to get […]

The DEM Soirée


On September 25th, 2015, the DEM Society hosted its first ever soirée – an elegant affair programmed to inform and connect like minded individuals regardless of age or level of expertise. 

My Final DEM Society Blog Post: Taking A Look Back

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So I was asked to write a final entry for the DEM Society blog, and I thought to myself – where did the time go? I swore it was just yesterday when I uploaded my first article in which I shared my vast and immeasurable wisdom to first-year students on how to survive university life.

ICCIT’s 3rd Annual Portfolio Critique & Networking Night!


Last week, the ICCIT Council held the Portfolio Critique and Networking Night in the IB Atrium. If you haven’t already heard of the PCNN event, you are definitely missing out. Yes, I know I tend to say this very frequently here on the DEM blog, but believe me when I say that is only because […]

Recapping the Young Entrepreneur’s Challenge 2015


“Leading with Questions” was the motto fueling the entrepreneurial spirit of the attendees at this year’s Young Entrepreneurs Conference held at the University of Toronto Mississauga.  Over 250 eager students from universities and high schools across Southern Ontario came together for a day to discover and connect with industry leaders, who shared their many unique […]

Getting Inspired at YEC’15


When I entered the doors of the Instructional Building the morning of YEC, I could feel the combination of nerves and excitement dancing in the air. The DEM team were running back and forth, from door to door, to make sure everything was set up perfectly. I jumped right in, and as a part of […]

New Years Resolutions for the Career Minded: Aiming for Success

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First thing’s first: A very Happy New Year everyone! Hopefully you’re well rested after the holidays and ready to take on the next semester (but who am I kidding, you’re probably missing your bed and those cosy Netflix marathons – I know I am).

Get to Know Team Adobe @ UTM!

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If you’re interested in design, animation or technology – or you’re a creative person in general – and you haven’t heard of Team Adobe, then you’ve been missing out! Last week I had the pleasure of meeting up with Marta Bielak, one of the representatives of Team Adobe at UTM, to talk about exactly what […]

What I Learned About the Marketing Industry


I attended the “Behind The Ads” event hosted by DEMSociety a couple days ago. “Pretty good” would be a bit of an understatement. The event showcased three high-profile professionals from the marketing industry who talked about what goes behind their ads, current trends, and what it takes to break into the marketing career path. From left to right: […]