This past month, Elaine and I delivered a keynote speech at Western Engineering’s Go ENG Girl. We were incredibly honoured for this opportunity and jumped at the chance to share our experiences with the girls in the audience. We titled our talk Engineering Your Dream Job. Go ENG … [Read more...] about Engineering Your Dream Job: Our Keynote at Western Engineering’s Go ENG Girl 2018
It’s hard to believe that I’ve been at my engineering job for almost a year and a half now. While there are still days where I don’t have all the answers, and even some days where I don’t entirely feel qualified (curse you imposter syndrome), on most days I’m amazed at how far … [Read more...] about The Best Advice I’ve Received as a Junior Engineer
As engineers, we have the power to change constructs and systems. Just not ones that have gender and diversity problems it would seem. The current percentage of female undergraduate engineering students in Canada sits at just over 20%, and this figure hasn’t moved much in the … [Read more...] about Why Are Women Leaving Engineering?
Have you heard the common misconception that millennials are bad with money? Are you unsure whether or not to believe this, leading to questions about your own financial habits? Do you feel awkward and unsure about where to look, not wanting to get the wrong advice? … [Read more...] about The Basics of Personal Finance: a Lean In Canada Event
Have you ever heard that small nagging voice at the back of your mind that tells you that, any minute now, someone is going to realize that your skills aren’t as cracked up as they seem and that you’ve been faking it all along? This feeling is called Imposter Syndrome … [Read more...] about The Imposter Syndrome: You Aren’t Alone