Name: Shelly Sahani
Program: Aerospace Engineering
University(s) / College(s) Attended: York University
Education / Degree(s): B. Eng.
Current Job Title: Business Analyst
Current Employer: TD
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Fun Facts About Me
Share one fun fact about yourself: I traveled 12 countries in 40 days during the summer of 2015.
The most inspiring engineer I know is ....... Because ........ ?: Chris Hadfield is the most inspiring engineer I know because his connection to the world social media has inspired a new generation of space explorers.
Why did you choose to study engineering?: It was a challenge I was ready to take on. I loved taking time to build things and the world of space robotics was fascinating.
What are your best memories of your engineering education?: Travelling to NASA to compete Lunar Rovers. I don't miss the long sleepless nights, but everything else was a lot of fun!
How do you apply your engineering degree to your current career?: I am working on making our country cyber safe from digital attackers around the world. I contribute to the cyber security of our financial institutions because of the skills I have learned from my engineering education and working in the defense industry.
What do you love most about your career?: I get to make a positive impact and protect the Canadian public through my work.
What advice would you give to someone hoping to pursue a career in engineering?: Engineers make our world better! Wouldn't you want that?