Author Anna Stukas,manager of intellectual property and regulations at BIC Inc, part of the BIC Group, received her Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering (Co-op, with Distinction) from the University of Victoria.
“It wasn’t until my first industry meeting that it started to dawn on me that perhaps there was something “odd” about my choice of profession. When I walked into the room, everyone turned to stare at me—it took me a few moments to realize that I was the only woman there. Shortly after, I joined the board of the Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST), looking for a support system of people who had experienced the same thing.”
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