As Manager, Career Development & Alumni Engagement, Kate Dewasha brings over 15 years of career counselling, human resources, and higher education experience to the Master of Public Policy (MPP) program. Since 2012, Kate has worked closely with MPP students, alumni and employers, leading innovative career services and alumni engagement activities.
Prior to joining the School, Kate joined the U of T family in 2007 as an Assistant Director within the Careers Team at the Rotman School of Management, advising MBA students on careers in both the private and public sectors. Preceding her work at U of T, Kate worked as a Campus Recruiter and Human Resources Generalist in the technology sector, carrying out a broad range of HR initiatives at one of Canada's fastest-growing technology companies. Her experience also includes work as a Career Consultant at Knightsbridge Human Capital Solutions, and a brief stint scoring and screening resumes for the Ontario Public Service.
Kate holds a Master of Education from the University of Toronto, a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Western University and a post-graduate certificate in Human Resources Management.