NEXT Ambassadors

Natalia Mykhaylova

Natalia Mykhaylova is a founder of WevAir, which offers a unique sensor network and analytics solution that saves organizations money and create new growth opportunities. She has a background in engineering, chemistry and design. She is a graduate of Etobicoke School of Arts, has a B. Sc. In Pharmaceutical Chemistry and a PhD degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Toronto. She co-founded two social ventures and helped ensure the success of two start-up companies and 5 non-profit organisations. She is a recipient of numerous awards for her research work and leadership (Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Award, Professor Douglas Reeve Leaders of Tomorrow Award, Eco-Tec Founder's Fellowship Award, Helen L Cross Memorial Graduate Scholarship, John R. Brown Award). Her research work has been recognised by UofT Magazine, Phys.org, UofT News, Metro News, CTV News. Natalia enjoys coming up with elegant solutions to big problems, transforming current systems and our future in the process.

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