Empowering Early-Career Development

IEEE Young Professionals Toronto is a peer group, which caters to the professional development of recent graduates and early career professionals in the Greater Toronto Area, through workshops, seminars, and networking events, that expose IEEE members and prospective members to new and unique career opportunities.


We are a part of the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
Creating opportunities

The IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) is a professional organization, which provides the latest technical knowledge for its members through conferences, journals, workshops, and continued education, for the advancement of technology for humanity. With more than 400,000 members in more than 160 countries, IEEE is the world's largest technical professional society. Through its global membership, IEEE is a leading authority on areas ranging from aerospace systems, computers and telecommunications to biomedical engineering, electric power, consumer electronics, and many other technical areas. Members rely on IEEE as a source of technical and professional information, resources and services.

The IEEE Young Professionals is an international community of enthusiastic, dynamic, and innovative members and volunteers. The Toronto Young Professionals Affinity Group is affiliated with the IEEE Toronto Section, and has established itself as a global leader in delivering high-impact events for its Young Professional members and prospective members. Our team has a strong track record of organizing high-profile industry networking events and professional skills workshops for students and early-career professionals in fields beyond just engineering, including: business, marketing, finance, law, arts & media, etc.

Upcoming Events

Come out and join us at our upcoming events. Mark the dates in your calendar!
2017 Is Going To Be A Busy Year!

Cyber Security for Utilities Seminar:

Organized together with IEEE Toronto Section, learn about cyber security, different industry standards, and services and careers available.
Date: March 22, 6:00 pm
Location: Room 202, Galbraith Building, 35 St George Street
Registration: TBA

More Upcoming Events

Here are some of our upcoming events:

Personal Branding Workshop:
Ryerson Toastmasters will bring their signature personal branding workshop for engineers.

International Humanitarian Technology Conference:
We are proud to help organize IEEE's IHTC 2017 in Toronto in July 20-22, 2017.
Get more details at http://www.ihtc2017.ieee.ca/.

Global Products & Services

Product & Service offerings available to IEEE Young Professionals members

The Toronto Team

Check out our awesome volunteer team dedicated to bringing you a world-class IEEE Young Professional member experience!
Vasily Grigorovsky

Vasily is a PhD Candidate at the University of Toronto in the field of neural engineering while working towards his P.Eng and has several years of mathematical finance experience. He also volunteers with Biomedical Engineering Student Association.

Maria Attarian
Team Member

Maria is a software engineer for IBM Canada Ltd. She has been involved with IEEE through the student branch in Athens during her undergraduate studies and continues her service through the IEEE Young Professionals branch in Toronto. Maria is also passionate about photography and traveling.

Jenny Zhu
Team Member

As an Engineering Alumni of UofT, Jenny has lots of love for innovative technology and startups. She believes that the future is in the hands of our young professionals: it is for us to identify and awaken people’s needs for efficiency and convenience, and then tailor solutions towards those needs.

Katrina Sitkovits
Team Member

Katrina has several years of management consulting experience in the healthcare and public sectors, as well as organizations like the Ontario Hospital Association and IBM Risk Analytics. She also volunteers with the Endeavour Volunteer Consulting group and CIBC Run for the Cure.

Omid Alizadeh
Team Member

Omid received a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering and is currently a Research Associate with Centre for Urban Energy at Ryerson University, where he is conducting system studies on Hydro One's power network. Omid also served as the Chair of IEEE Young Professionals team in London, ON.

Sebastian Suen
Team Member

A recent Ryerson University Electrical Engineering alumni, Sebastian's technical interests include embedded systems, software development, electronics. He was a Vice President of the IEEE Ryerson Chapter, and in his free time he enjoys dancing, music, going to the gym, and meeting new people.

Nikoo Kouchakipour
Team Member

Nikoo is a MASc. Candidate at Ryerson university in the field of electrical engineering and her main focus is on power electronics. Her previous research was mostly about power system optimization and maintenance. She spends her leisure time traveling, reading books and watching movies.


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