Megan Liu is a fourth-year Rotman Commerce student, passionate about environmental sustainability and social justice, and hopes to create a positive impact through business. Mary Ngo is a fourth-year global health and environmental studies student, interested in sustainable development, the intersections of colonialism and health, and information accessibility. Together, they founded Initio, a University of Toronto COVID-19 Student Engagement Award winner, to help share global business innovation. Initio has since evolved into a platform to spotlight local businesses and connect small businesses with conscious consumers. Listen to learn about their journey with Initio.
You can find Initio here.
This interview is part of our Covid-19 Speaker Series, which highlights the work of University of Toronto students who were recipients of the COVID-19 Student Engagement Award. The COVID-19 Student Engagement Award provided financial support to University of Toronto students developing innovative projects that have contributed to the response to the COVID-19 crisis.
This series was envisioned by and carried out by Iram Iram, Ajla Behri, Feroza Tareen, and Ebube Umeano, student staff in our Leadership and Co-Curricular Record team, with some editing assistance from Jonathan Collaton, the regular host of The Meeting Place.