Participant Profile

Jennifer Ankrett

Director, Academic Advising & Career Centre, University of Toronto Scarborough

MBA, Schulich School of Business, 2010
BAS, 2003

Jennifer has worked to build a progressive career that blends public and private sector experience. Her areas of expertise include strategic human resources management, training and organizational development, change management, student affairs, career development, communications and project management. Jennifer has held various leadership positions at York University and, prior to that, worked in a strategic human resources capacity with organizations such as Toromont CAT (Caterpillar Heavy Equipment) and TELUS Mobility. A York University alumna (twice over), she holds an Honours Bachelor of Administrative Studies and a Master of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business, as well as a Certified Human Resources Professional designation. Jennifer's current role focuses on building relationships, developing and implementing strategic initiatives and leading an exceptional team, to support and engage students and new graduates in their career development.