Michael Giorgio, UTSC Class of 2003
Director, Customer Experience Technology Enablement, TELUS
Michael is a 15 year veteran of the TELUS team and a proud UTSC alum. As a student of the business and dedicated leader he has had the opportunity to lead teams across many departments and within multiple disciplines. His experience includes roles in Customer Operations, Marketing, Human Resources and Technology. Perhaps one of his greatest passions is teaching, finding opportunities within his organization and in the community to deliver courses and seminars ranging from financial acumen to career growth. Michael is a proud father of 2 boys and continues his education every day alongside his wife on how to be a good parent, he now regrets saying Krashinsky’s (Sr.) Macroeconomics class was the hardest thing ever!
Victoria Prince (HBSC, 1981)
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Victoria Prince is a partner in the Toronto office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. She is currently the National Practice Group Leader of the Corporate Commercial Group and the National Leader of the Charities and Not-for-Profit Law Group. Victoria has had several leadership roles, including on the Toronto management committee. Victoria provides general counsel to her clients in the for-profit and not-for-profit and charity sector on a wide range of issues.
Victoria is actively involved in the charity and not-for-profit world. She is a volunteer director of the Kids Up Front (Toronto) Foundation, The Hammer Band: From Violins to Violence and The BLG Foundation. Victoria has also served as a co-chair of the legal community’s Give a Day campaign for several years; this organization raises funds for the work done by Dignitas International and the Stephen Lewis Foundation. She is on the executive of the Charities and Not-for-Profit law section committees for both the Ontario and the Canada Bar Associations; Victoria currently is the Chair of the OBA CNFP section.
Victoria was named one of WXN’s Most Powerful Women in 2015 and has been selected by peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in Canada(r) each year since 2013. She is also ranked Band 1 in Chambers in Charities/Non-profits.
Georgette Zinaty is the Executive Director of Development and Alumni Relations for the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC). An alumna of UTSC, Ms. Zinaty holds a Bachelor degree in English and Political Science, and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Liverpool. She is currently working towards her Doctorate in Business Administration at the Henley Business School, University of Reading (a joint program with the Rotman School of Business) with a research focus on business leadership and in particular what leadership will look like in decades to come. Most recently, Georgette is recognized and featured by Canadian Immigrant magazine as one of the “Immigrant Women of Inspiration”.
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