Winnie Leung, BAA, MT, OCT

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Winnie Leung, BAA, MT, OCT


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. As a champion of social justice and sustainability, Winnie serves on the Board of Directors for Canada's Fashion Takes Action.

Academic Credentials

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

Areas of Specialization

Apparel Production Management

Quality Assurance


Areas of Expertise

Elementary Mathematics Education

Fashion Change Agent

Career Highlights

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 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

Other Activities

Board of Directors - Fashion Takes Action, 2020-present

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