Author Profile

Jean de Sousa-Hitzler | Research Analyst for Business Development and Strategic Planning in the Chang School, Ryerson University

Current Position and Past Experience
Jean de Sousa-Hitzler is a Research Analyst for Business Development and Strategic Planning at Ryerson University’s Chang School of Continuing Education. In this capacity, she informs new development and evidence-based decision making, planning, and research for The Chang School.

Prior to joining Ryerson University, Jean enjoyed a stimulating career in discovery research in the start-up biotech, pharma and academic setting.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Jean de Sousa-Hitzler holds a Master’s degree in Neuroscience from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor’s degree in Honors Biology from the University of Waterloo. She also holds a Certificate for Technology Management from the California Institute of Technology.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
Outside of work, Jean enjoys travelling, finding new experiences and exploring creativity through ceramic art. Volunteering in the innovation space allows her to share prior experience and think beyond.

You can connect with Jean de Sousa-Hitzler on LinkedIn.