CASI talk

Experiences of a Young Engineer at Pratt and Whitney Canada

Imane El karafi On March 30th, the Canadian Aeronautical Space Institution (CASI) hosted Imane El karafi, a junior engineer at Pratt and Whitney Canada (P&WC), to share her insights and experiences as a young professional. Imane, a former University of Ottawa graduate, who is currently pursuing an MBA, shared her career road map at P&WC.
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Jen’s Blog: The Evolution of the ‘Computer Geek’

In the 1990s, there was a significant decline in enrollment of women in university computer science programs. It is difficult to pinpoint the exact reason for this decline, but scholars have discussed reasons for this sudden drop. Speculation has been that early socialization plays a major role in girls’ decision not to go into computing.
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