Meet our Connaught Scholars

Representing the University Research Community

Ariana Bradford is Director, Strategic Planning & Operations for the University of Toronto’s Medicine by Design initiative. Previously she was Director, Custom Programs, at the Rotman School of Management where she led a team that designed and delivered innovative leadership programs for executives. Ariana launched Rotman’s first overseas office in London, UK and, from 1997-2002, was Director, Communications for the Canada China Business Council working on Team Canada missions to China. In addition, Ariana held positions at Boston University’s Centre for International Health focused on training clinicians from emerging economies and overseeing international public health projects. She has served on the board of the City Women’s Network in the UK and as a mentor in a number of programs at the University of Toronto. Ariana has a BA in East Asian Studies and Politics from the University of Toronto and an MA in Journalism from Western University.