Julia is a leader and social innovator specializing in design thinking, and collaborative methodologies that strive to design programs with students rather than for them. She leads the Innovation Hub at the University of Toronto, a unique student-led ‘design firm’ that works with partners on campus to improve the student experience using human-centered design thinking (http://uoft.me/innovationhub). Julia also teaches courses in design thinking and leadership at UofT’s School of Continuing Studies. Julia holds an MBA in Global Leadership and a BA in Psychology. Julia is also the Secretary of the Council on Student Services at the University of Toronto, and has presented the Innovation Hub’s work at various higher education conferences across Canada.