Name: Diane Freeman

Program: Civil Engineering

University(s) / College(s) Attended: University of Waterloo

Education / Degree(s): B.Sc., P.Eng

Current Job Title: Air Quality Specialist, Councillor

Current Employer: SLR Consulting, City of Waterloo

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Fun Facts About Me

Share one fun fact about yourself:
I have studied guitar, cello, voice and piano.

The most inspiring engineer I know is ....... Because ........ ?:
Catherine Karakatsanis, COO, Morrison Hershfield Limited because she is so highly skilled in so many aspects of engineering and people management.

Profile Questions

Why did you choose to study engineering?:
I wanted to work in a career that would help improve the lives of others.

What are your best memories of your engineering education?:
The friendships that were forged during my educational career.

How do you apply your engineering degree to your current career?:
The skills learned around analytical thinking are used on a daily basis.

What do you love most about your career?:
The flexibility I have to blend a career in engineering and a career in politics.

What advice would you give to someone hoping to pursue a career in engineering?:
Engineering is a serving profession. The best engineers always keep in their minds eye those people for whom their work will be used.