Elizabeth Norman has an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering and is currently pursuing her Master’s in Biomedical Engineering. What is one thing you wish you knew about engineering when you were in high school? One thing I found surprising in first year was the diversity of courses that I was required to take. Courses I […]
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An exploration into why women choose to stay in STEM professions and pursue their professional goals. Positivity is infectious and really affects your everyday. Women in engineering are something that is often looked at through the lens of “Why aren’t more women becoming engineers?”, but today we are going to explore why women choose to […]
Identifying as a “creative” means you can innovate, visualize ideas, make new things and overall seen the world differently. Engineering in particular needs more people who can innovate and create designs that help populations grow and thrive. This field is often associated with solely logic-based thinking, but an “outside of the box” perspective is just […]
As women remain dramatically underrepresented across all STEM studies and careers, how do we make strides to close the gender gap and fuel the next generation of female innovators? At a time when technology continues to transform the way we live, work and learn, the need to close the STEM gender gap is more critical […]
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 […]
Engineering is full of creativity! Though sometimes it’s easy to forget that when you only focus on STEM. There are new advances in creative fields all the time because of the hard work of engineers. The tech company Teenage Engineering is a perfect example of where creativity and engineering collide. Teenage Engineering are famous for […]