Emily, a high school student from Woodbridge Ontario knows she wants a career that can help people. She visited Hydro One to interview Cassondra Fonseca, a Project Officer, and Tessa Leonard, a newly graduated Engineer, and Lorraine Gray, a Superintendent, to interview them about the impact female engineers can have.
Superheros are not just cartoons, they’re real people too! From rocket scientist to entrepreneur, our team interviewed some of the most incredible female engineers out there. Check out these engHEROES’ stories for some serious inspiration.
What’s one thing you wish you knew about engineering back when you were in high school? When I was in high school I knew that engineers used math and science to solve problems and build things. I didn’t realize that communication skills would also be very important. Every day at work I analyze data, solve […]
What’s one thing you wish you knew about engineering back when you were in high school? Back when I was in high school I definitely expected all of the math, physics, and science to be included in my undergraduate Aerospace Engineering program. However, one thing I didn’t expect was the amount of collaboration, leadership, and […]
What’s one thing you wish you knew about engineering back when you were in high school? When I was in high school I had no idea that I would be working in technology let alone enter in to the engineering world. This field is so diverse that the opportunities are endless. I guess I would […]
What’s one thing you wish you knew about engineering back when you were in high school? I wish I knew about the different disciplines of engineering that exist and the accessibility of each one of them for women. What’s your proudest accomplishment as an engineer? In the field of demolition, it’s not only exciting to […]
“It is important that we have more female engineers because they have an opportunity to shape the future and help to break down gender stereotypes that assume that the profession is for men. Having a good representation of both women and men in the industry increases collaboration and productivity through diversity of thoughts.” What’s one […]