Winnie Leung holds a Master of Teaching degree from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Applied Arts degree from Ryerson University. She has over twelve years of management experience, working in the fashion industry, education and non-profit organizations. Winnie’s area of expertise includes apparel production management, both domestic and offshore, focusing on quality assurance. Her academic experience includes teaching at Seneca College School of Fashion in the Business Management Diploma Program, and holding the position of Academic Department Director for fashion design and fashion marketing programs at The Art Institute. Teaching in higher education since 2006, Winnie brings inquiry, insight and experience into the classroom. She is an educator and mentor for students, focusing on delivering the highest quality of sustainable learning strategies, with a commitment to students' academic and personal growth, and determination to create positive change for students that will last a lifetime. Winnie joined the faculty of George Brown College in 2008 and continues to teach at the School of Fashion & Jewellery.
Master of Teaching in Elementary Education, Primary/Junior, University of Toronto - Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, 2015.
Ontario Certified Teacher, Ontario College of Teachers, 2015.
Bachelor of Applied Arts, Fashion Design, Apparel Production Management, Ryerson University, 1998.
Apparel Production Management
Elementary Mathematics Education
Fashion Change Agent
2008-Present: Professor, George Brown College Centre for Arts, Design and Information Technology, School of Fashion & Jewellery.
2016-2017: Teacher, Spirit of Math Schools
2011-2016: Online Teacher and Classroom Instructor, George Brown College Centre for Continuous Learning, Fashion and Creative Arts.
2015-2016: Professor, Seneca College Faculty of Communication, Art and Design, School of Fashion.
2008-2009: Board of Directors, Canadian Blood Services.
2008: Project Assistant, Local Health Integration Network.
2006-2008: Academic Department Director, Instructor, The Art Institute of Toronto Fashion Design and Fashion Marketing Diploma Programs.
Board of Directors - Thalassemia Foundation of Canada, 2007–2011
Regional Liaison Committee - Canadian Blood Services, 2007–2008, 2009–2011.
Provincial Judge - DECA Ontario Competition, 2008, 2011.
One Match Stem Cell & Marrow Network, Canadian Blood Services & George Brown College, 2011.
Board of Directors -Toronto Standard Condominium Corporation, 2008–2010.
Steering Committee, Network for Rare Blood Disorders Organization, 2008–2009.
Hetty C. Chu Memorial Fellowship Award, University of Toronto, 2013.
Mobile Learning App Development, E-Learning and Teaching Innovation, George Brown College, 2013.
Excellence in Fashion Design, City of Toronto, 1998.
Product Development Corporate Sponsorship, Kellogg’s Canada Inc., 1997.