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Friday, January 16 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Moving the Goal Post: Developing Role Models within Engineering Institutions

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What mechanisms can be used to make global engineers more present in education and practice communities? Throughout Canada there are a number of innovative engineering programs that equip students with new knowledge, foster leadership attitudes, and develop problem solving skills. However, there are few explicit global or 21st century engineering leader role models embedded in engineering education communities, which limits the ability of students and practicing engineers to reach their full potential. This session will explore the global engineering venture's research and action to address the role model deficit.

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Jessica Lam

Prairies Team Lead, Global Engineering Initiative
| Jessica also works as an Engineer in Training for the City of Calgary’s Transportation Department. Building inclusive and environmentally sustainable cities systems is something she is very passionate about. She is an alumni of the EWB University of Calgary Chapter and is currently the Prairies Team Lead for the Global Engineering Initiative, an venture that works to converge and implement good ideas in engineering education.
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Fraser James Moyo

Global Engineering Curriculum Venture

Friday January 16, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Fontaine F 900 de la gauchetière ouest