Episode 13: Jane Gachuche, Fire Safety Engineer in Training
Fire Safety Engineering, big families, and coming to Canada from Kenya to study and work - these are all topics covered in this interview between WWEST manager Danniele and Jane Gachuche, consultant and Fire Safety Engineer in Training. Plus, get Jane's advice for students and young STEM professionals (sneak peek: she loves co-op programs!) and hear how she has navigated being a woman in STEM - both in university and beyond.
Guest: Jane Gachuche
Jane is a project consultant in building and fire safety engineering at Jensen Hughes Consulting in Richmond, BC. Jane earned her degree in Civil Engineering from Carleton Uniersity in Ottawa. After graduating, she moved to Burnaby, BC for her first job and has been in BC for four years.
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- Carleton University Fire Safety Engineering
- Fire Underwriters Survey
- Jensen Hughes Consulting
- Post-Secondary Co-Op/Internship Program
Hosted by: Danniele Livengood (@livengood)
Theme Music: “Positive and Fun” by Scott Holmes
Produced by: Vanessa Reich-Shackelford