The Global Research and Consulting (GRC) Group is an internationally-oriented educational non-profit with an expansive network of students from universities all over the world. Our mission is to drive global social impact change and empower students to become responsible future leaders, and we have completed over 60 projects with past clients including UNESCO, World Bank, Wikipedia, Oxfam, WWF, and many more.
As a part of the GRC, you become part of a powerful and growing network of current students and alumni who have gone on to work at McKinsey, BCG, and Bain in the consulting sphere, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley in the financial services industry, Silverlake, Bain Capital, and Point72 on the buy-side, as well as at the United Nations and various social impact non-profits.
At the University of Toronto's GRC Chapter, we look for candidates that are effective team players, passionate about social impact and have diverse interests. By working with like-minded students at U of T and other prestigious universities to engage in impactful pro-bono projects, the GRC will support you in your personal and professional development journey. Our team is growing so feel free to reach out to any of us to learn more about the club and how you can get involved!
João Costa is a sophomore at the University of Toronto, currently studying business at the Rotman Commerce program. With a passion for consulting and prior experience in pro-bono client projects, João is eager to launch the University of Toronto’s GRC Chapter to further propagate GRC’s mission and values. At university, he serves as a teaching assistant, an upper-year mentor and is involved in several student body and consulting clubs.
VP Project Development
Oscar Li is a sophomore in the Rotman Commerce Program at the University of Toronto. Having been a dedicated social advocate, and a prominent mentor for the youth in his hometown, Oscar is eager to keep making positive change through the GRC. Hoping to pursue a future career in consulting, Oscar continuously searches for new opportunities to grow, either through learning new skills or engaging in community outreach.
Megan Chong is a second year Rotman Commerce student at the University of Toronto, specializing in Marketing and Finance. After starting her own eCommerce clothing brand during the pandemic, Megan is excited to bring her entrepreneurial mindset to pro-bono consulting opportunities to students at UofT. Post university, Megan hopes to work in marketing, strategy or consulting in a creative industry.
VP External Relations
Hailing all the way from Pakistan, Aarez is a second-year student specializing in accounting at the University of Toronto's Rotman Commerce program. With deep experience in research, innovation, and accounting, Aarez wishes to fulfil his curiosity by amalgamating his expertise to deliver impactful consulting work at the GRC.
Selina Yang is a current freshman studying Business at the University of Toronto's Rotman Commerce program. Having worked with a range of both international and local non-profit organizations, Selina is passionate about taking initiative to enact social change in global issues. Selina is excited to continue growing professionally, socially and personally alongside the GRC chapter at the University of Toronto.