Students of the Week 2

Robyn GordonRobyn Gordon

Having completed her undergraduate studies in Civil Engineering at McGill University, Robyn is eager to further her knowledge base, gain relevant experience and develop new skills.  Robyn has strong work experience and has worked with organizations such as the Town of Oakville, Schlumberger and Kiewit.

In addition to her coursework at McGill, Robyn served as VP Administration for the Civil Engineering Undergraduate Society and chaired committees at two major North American Model United Nations conferences (SSUNS and McMUN).  Robyn has excellent organizational and analytical problem-solving skills and is seeking opportunities in the EPCM (Engineering/Procurement/Construction Management) industry.

Travis AckroydTravis Ackroyd

Travis completed his Master of Science degree at McGill University in Microbiology & Immunology. He has worked as a teaching assistant for multiple undergraduate courses and was an active volunteer with Let’s Talk Science and the Ashraya Initiative for Children.

Travis has a strong interest in both healthcare and business.  He hopes to use the MMI to help him secure a position where he can apply his exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities to promote the development of novel drug therapies.

Travis is a member of the University of Toronto’s varsity curling team and enjoys running and hiking in his spare time.

Jessie RomanoJessie Romano

Jessie recently graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology. Throughout her undergraduate studies, she engaged in various research and volunteer activities where she gained an in-depth understanding of the challenges of the Canadian healthcare system.

Jessie believes much of her time management and organizational skills to be the result of balancing a job as a lifeguard, volunteering, and conducting research while at McGill University. In her spare time, Jessie  enjoys swimming, reading, travelling, and comedy shows.

She looks to utilize the Master of Management of Innovation studies to secure a job that will allow her to work towards a prosperous, safe and innovative Canadian healthcare system in the future.