Name: Stephanie Thompson

Program: Chemical Engineering

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

Education / Degree(s): Bachelor of Applied Science

Current Job Title: Senior Engineering Manager

Current Employer: General Motors of Canada

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Fun Facts About Me

Share one fun fact about yourself:
Canadian Haggis Tossing Champion 2015

Profile Questions

Why did you choose to study engineering?:
I loved chemistry as I had a wonderful teacher- debated between chemistry or chemical engineer

What are your best memories of your engineering education?:
Sharing all the classes with the same group of people - years later our class is still having events and getting together. This will probably continue well into our senior years.

How do you apply your engineering degree to your current career?:
I design manufacturing processes that build automotive engines.

What do you love most about your career?:
Being challenged, and working on tight timelines with a great group of people

What advice would you give to someone hoping to pursue a career in engineering?:
Don't let anyone tell you you can't do something -- there is a role in society for all different types of thinkers. Working hard and showing you care about your fellow citizens will bring about a culture change.