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 […]
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.
“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 […]
Nhu, a MASc Electrical and Computer Engineering Student at Ryerson University, was an intensely curious child and never afraid to constantly ask “why?”. Harnessing that power of curiosity Nhu has seen her research used in medical operations, currently runs a clinical trial at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, and is currently doing more research involving augmented […]
Rachel Lynds is a third-year Mechanical Engineering student who is currently on a 4-month co-op placement at Hydro One after being awarded the Leonard S. (Tony) Mandamin Award. Rachel is also passionate about engineering and STEM outreach and has made contributions as an instructor at Actua, a national not for profit STEM organization, and UOIT […]
Toby Ma is a 3rd year Electrical Engineering student at UOIT who is currently on a 16-month internship at Hydro One after being awarded one of their Women in Engineering Scholarships. We recently sat down with Toby to learn more about her internship experience and to find out what inspired her to pursue a career […]
Emily Gleeson is an Aerospace Engineering PhD student at Ryerson University, and a recipient of the 2018 Amelia Earheart Fellowship Award presented by Zonta International. She received her Bachelors of Applied Science in Applied Mathematics and Mechanical Engineering from Queens University and worked for several years in project management and logistics and business operations. She […]