Name: Nina Pyron

Program: Mechanical Engineering

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

Education / Degree(s): BSc, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Option

Current Job Title: Director of Operations

Current Employer: FunnelCloud Inc.

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Fun Facts About Me

Share one fun fact about yourself:
I love knitting.

The most inspiring engineer I know is ....... Because ........ ?:
Meredith Wilkinson. She’s an amazing advocate who has been able to shape a unique role for herself in a specialized skillset and then leverage that to bring a deeper impact in her work for societal change.

Profile Questions

Why did you choose to study engineering?:
Originally I wanted to design race cars.

How do you apply your engineering degree to your current career?:
I learned problem solving and people management skills during my degree that I use every single day.

What do you love most about your career?:
I love that I get to blend technical knowledge with business knowledge and leverage my skills in both.

What advice would you give to someone hoping to pursue a career in engineering?:
Go for it!!! Don't let anyone hold you back from what you want to do. You may run into obstacles but the rewards are worth it.