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.
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.