Dr. Lauren Briens '87 Addresses SMLS Students for International Women's Day
SMLS was honoured to have alumna Dr. Lauren Briens '87 as keynote speaker for International Women's Day on March 8. Dr. Briens is an engineer, professor of engineering at Western University, and the first female member of the senior administration at Western's Faculty of Engineering. She spoke with students and guests about challenges and triumphs she has experienced as a woman in engineering, and gave girls invaluable advice, encouraging them to seek out mentors and to be brave in overcoming obstacles they may face when blazing their own trails.
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