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Ismail El Gizouli: Sudanese politician, former chair of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), activist for climate change and mostly importantly, a leader in everything he does. Even today, climate change still hasn’t been widely accepted. Mr. El G...

February 8, 2018

QCLS' 2018 conference theme is: Trailblazers of Tomorrow, Persistence Through Uncertainty. We interviewed Cam Sucharda and Erin Poter, two of Smith's very own Trailblazers to ask them for insight and advice. Both Cam and Erin touched upon the importance of following yo...

September 28, 2017

Last week, the Wolfpack brought you our best networking advice. This week, we bring you our top five tips to getting to best out of any conference you attend. From workshops to case competition to talking to delegates, we’ve got a tip for you:

  1. Don’t stick to one gro...

For this article, I talked to each member of our executive team for their take on networking, and their best advice on how to do it well. Alrik, one of our Special Events Coordinators, described it in a way that I thought was perfect to share at the beginning of this a...

As we head into the new school year, there’s always the typical questions. How was your summer? Did you do anything cool? Did you travel anywhere? One question I noticed that I got asked this summer by my peers and individuals who knew I was a Commerce student was ‘’wh...

Forward – Alrik D'Silva

The term “change management” has always been dismissed by students as a buzzword or a twist on a potential interview question, but the truth is, every year of university presents a plethora of new situations with little time to adapt. In the few...

Snapshot

It’s August of 2016 and you’ve just been announced as the director of Disney’s live action film A Wrinkle in Time, slated with a whopping 100-million-dollar budget. Meanwhile, your documentary, 13th was released in July to widespread critical acclaim, and will...

Grit by Angela Duckworth

Does talent always translate to success? Not so much, according to Angela Duckworth. We loved her Ted Talk, but we adored her book. Duckworth argues that persistence in pursuing goals, known as “grit”, is the true key to success and outstanding...

Quiet by Susan Cain

It’s hard to deny that we expect our leaders to be extroverted and outgoing, with exuberant charisma that effortlessly draws people in. Yet, this doesn’t explain why we have seen such a dramatic increase of introverts in leadership positions over the...

July 5, 2017

Four weeks ago, I found myself sitting on an Air Canada flight beside a well-dressed man, who didn’t look much older than my nineteen years. He was wearing shoes I recognized as expensive, a pair of jeans and a black blazer draped over a graphic tee, and he wouldn’t ha...

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