CANCELLED: Industry Spotlight: Huda Idrees

Monday, November 12, 2018

Galbraith Building

Unfortunately this event is cancelled. It will be rescheduled for the Winter 2019 term. More information will be e-mailed once available.


A pizza lunch will be served.

Have you ever considered a career in entrepreneurship? Come hear from Industrial Engineering grad and tech startup whiz Huda Idrees on her exciting journey of starting her own business and get advice on how you can turn your own ideas in to a rewarding career! Huda was just awarded the 2018 Early Career Award from U of T’s Engineering Alumni Network in recognition of her achievements!


Speaker Bio

Huda Idrees (IndE 1T3) is the Founder and CEO of Dot Health, a real-time personal health data platform. With a background in engineering from the University of Toronto and a prolific career at some of Toronto’s best known startups including Wattpad, Wave, and Wealthsimple, her latest venture is transforming the way people access and control their own health information for good. Huda’s work has been featured in The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, Metro News, CNBC, and Metro Morning. She has been recognized amongst the Top 5 CEOs in Toronto Life, a Top 25 Women of Influence in 2017, and named Top 30 under 30 by the Bay Street Bull in 2018. Huda serves on the Business Innovation and Development committee at Sinai Health System and on the Canadian Federal Economic Strategy Table for Health and Biosciences.

MIE’s Industry Spotlight Series aims to connect students to experienced professionals who will give you insights on succeeding in their field. This is the first in a series of events happening this year. For more info, email

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