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Announcing UM Emerging Leaders Award Winners, 2023 – Part 4

Celebrating this year’s cohort of award recipients

July 14, 2023 — 

This year, the Emerging Leader Award selection committee recognized 88 applicants for their unique leadership. We would like to congratulate every one of these award recipients for their dedication to the causes and for making a positive impact to the UM community and beyond.

Additionally, we want to acknowledge that this year’s awards would not have been possible without the time and care put in by the selection committee. Thank you for all your contributions!

Selection Committee members for the 2023 Emerging Leader Award

Alex Rana (Undergraduate Student, English and Linguistics)

Caitlin Dyck (Accessibility Coordinator, Student Accessibility Services)

Heather Morris (Director, Student Advocacy and Case Management)

Judy Piasta (Communications Coordinator, Graduate Studies)

Justin Rasmussen (Director, Indigenous Leadership Programming, Office of the Vice-President Indigenous)

Madison Reed (Coordinator, Student Life Office)

Meredith Johnson (Student Mobility Coordinator, International Centre)

Renée Boily (Graduate Student, Master of Nursing – Nursing Practitioner Stream)

Rikki Fontaine (Confidential Intake and Triage Specialist, Student Services Bannatyne)

2023 Emerging Leader Award Recipients

Aaliyan Abbasi, Asper School of Business

Abrar MD Fahim, Faculty of Arts

Adam Brandt, College of Nursing

Albert Boakye, Faculty of Education

Alekhya Lavu, College of Pharmacy

Alyssa Coopland, Faculty of Science

Aman Amin Mir, Asper School of Business

Amanda Gauthier, Faculty of Social Work

Amarzish Qadeer, Faculty of Graduate Studies

Amy Fernando, Faculty of Science

Anita Oghenetejiri Elohor Ayame, Faculty of Science

Anshika Sharma, Faculty of Science

Anuruddika Hetti Hewage, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Armin Aghajani, Price Faculty of Engineering

Arshdeep Chauhan, Price Faculty of Engineering

Ashley Guindon, College of Rehabilitation Sciences

Bara Bashir, Faculty of Science

Bhavik Jain, Faculty of Science

Cate Giffin, Max Rady College of Medicine

Chamali Kodikara, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Christine Yasay, Faculty of Arts

Christopher Yendt, Faculty of Education

Cindy Huynh, Asper School of Business

Dallas Murphy, Faculty of Arts

Darbara Kaushal, Asper School of Business

Denise Huang, Asper School of Business

Devin Ann Habon, Faculty of Science

Degol Tsegai, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Dorcas Frimpongmaah, Faculty of Graduate Studies

Eden Sorrell, Asper School of Business

Fabian Rohden, Faculty of Science

Fardeen Chowdhury, Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

Fareedah Ganiyu, Faculty of Arts

Frank (Zongyan) Tao, Asper School of Business

Gerald Beta, Faculty of Graduate Studies

Godfrey Eretchabor, Faculty of Arts

Golnaz Shirzadi, Faculty of Education

Halah Mhanni, Faculty of Science

Harsh Johar, Asper School of Business

Hermie Monterde, Faculty of Graduate Studies

Jason Wolbert, Asper School of Business

Jess Fung, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Jessica Smart, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Justin Fraser, Faculty of Education

Karlynne Sagert, College of Rehabilitation Sciences

Kaylin Lazaro, Faculty of Arts

Kezia Wong, Faculty of Arts

Liam Grace, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Li-elle Rapaport, Faculty of Arts

Linda Muzamuzi, Faculty of Science

Mai Anh Dang, Faculty of Science

Maisy Do, Asper School of Business

Maria Alejandra Llanes Cuesta, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Maria Baranowski, Faculty of Graduate Studies

Martín Glikman, Asper School of Business

Mikayla Hunter, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Minhee Kim, Faculty of Education

Mohsen Yousefian, Faculty of Science

Nathan Mathews, Faculty of Arts

Olivia Onyemaenu, Faculty of Arts

Oyin Otubusen, Faculty of Education

Phiona Buhr, Price Faculty of Engineering

Rabia Shuaib, Faculty of Science

Raghad AlKaraki, Faculty of Arts

Rana Ahmed, Faculty of Science

Randi Roy, Faculty of Science

Raquel Thiessen, Faculty of Science

Raza Nasir, Price Faculty of Engineering

Richard Girardin, Asper School of Business

Rohan Sethi, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rosty Othman, Faculty of Arts

Saeid Maghsoudi, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Samantha Kirby, Faculty of Science

Samuel Akinola, College of Pharmacy

Samuel Ogunsola, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Sanjana Chauhan, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Sethulakshmi Kumbalathuparambil Sajeev, Faculty of Arts

Sharon Felix, Faculty of Science

Shayne Bloomfield-Wong, Faculty of Graduate Studies

Sydney Rubletz, Price Faculty of Engineering

Tanvir Ahmed, Asper School of Business

Tasheney Francis, Faculty of Arts

Tiana Steeves, Faculty of Science

Tréchelle Bunn, Faculty of Arts

Vanshika Gandhi, Asper School of Business

Viranga Weerasinghe, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Vivian Umeohabike, College of Nursing

Wayne Kim, Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

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