Name: Sara Fatima

Program: Electrical Engineering

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

Education / Degree(s): Bachelors of Applied Science and Engineering

Current Job Title: Project Manager

Current Employer: Hydro One Networks Inc.

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Fun Facts About Me

Share one fun fact about yourself:
I enjoy photography.

The most inspiring engineer I know is ....... Because ........ ?:
Thomas Edison due to his innovative and entrepreneurial personality.

Profile Questions

Why did you choose to study engineering?:
Initially I found computer programming fascinating when my dad showed me a simple feedback loop when I was in grade 8. I developed interest since then and eventually chose Electrical & Computer Engineering at UofT to go into.

What are your best memories of your engineering education?:
Ping pong sessions with friends after we finished a stressful exam or test.

How do you apply your engineering degree to your current career?:
As a Project Manager, I apply my knowledge of Power systems to my work at Hydro One. A lot of Protection Relay concepts from power systems are applied in my work including a bit of Telecomm.

What do you love most about your career?:
Dynamic atmosphere. Working with people from various disciplines and specialized experts.

What advice would you give to someone hoping to pursue a career in engineering?:
Stay organized and plan your study scheduled ahead.
Establish a circle of friends so you can support each other.