University of Toronto

Office of the
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Ilse Treurnicht – Honorary Degree Ceremony

June 12, 2018

Dr. Ilse Treurnicht received the degree Doctor of Laws, honoris causa. A leader in Canada’s innovation and entrepreneurship community, she serves as a key adviser to the federal government on economic growth and innovation. A former CEO of MaRS Discovery District, she led the transformation of the organization into one of the world’s largest innovation hubs, and has been instrumental in developing the University’s partnership with MaRS.

To read the U of T News profile, please visit:

https://www.utoronto.ca/news/zero-35-billion-u-t-honorary-degree-recipient-ilse-treurnicht-built-mars-innovation-powerhouse

To watch the Convocation Address, please visit:

https://www.utoronto.ca/news/watch-u-t-honorary-degree-recipient-ilse-treurnicht-deliver-her-convocation-address