Markio Shimoda is in her final year of engineering at the University of Waterloo. Although she was a little nervous about how much studying she thought she would have to do, she knew she wanted to be an engineer and “Professional Problem-Solver”. What’s one thing you wish you knew about engineering back when you were […]
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.
Sasha Gollish is a tremendous role model for her dedication to not only the world of engineering, but public speaking and athleticism. Her education started in 2003 at Western University when she began her degree in civil and environmental engineering. Today she is continuing her education to expand her horizons, by getting her PHD in […]
Stephanie Hill is a recent Ontario Tech University graduate in Mechanical Engineering with Mechatronics Specialization. She also recently won the capstone contest at Ontario Tech University. Tell us a little about your capstone project: My capstone project was a 3-axis CNC (computer numerical controlled) milling/engraving machine that was able to mill and engrave plastic, wood, […]
Zara Georgis is an Engineer-in-Training with practical experience in municipal transportation engineering. She received a Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering from Ryerson University in 2016 and is an active member of Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) and the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE). Her expertise includes using mathematical modeling to interpret data pertaining to traffic […]
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.
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 […]