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In this episode, I had the pleasure of chatting with Felicity Furey, an award-winning business leader, engineer, and entrepreneur. Felicity has made a remarkable journey from her final years of school to becoming an influential figure in the world of engineering and entrepreneurship. In this conversation, we'll explore her inspiring journey, her roles at Swinburne University and WeAspire, her work with Power Of Engineering, and her insights into the field of engineering.
Journey to Success and Understanding Engineering
Felicity provides a snapshot of her career journey, from her final year of school up to the present day. We also delve into the fundamentals of what engineers do and the diverse industries engineers work in.
Engineering and WeAspire
Felicity discusses her recent role as Engineer in Residence at Swinburne University and her current position as the CEO of WeAspire, an organisation she founded.
Power Of Engineering and Encouraging Engineering Careers
Learn about Felicity's involvement as a Co-founder of Power Of Engineering and the organisation's mission. Felicity also shares advice for individuals who have never considered a career in engineering, encouraging them to explore this dynamic field.
Opportunities in Engineering and Success Factors
Discover the opportunities Felicity sees for students in the field of engineering and gain insight into various roles and possibilities within the profession. We also explore the factors that contribute to success in engineering, beyond just math and problem-solving skills.
Female in Engineering
Felicity reflects on her experiences as a female in the engineering field, discussing challenges, opportunities, and offering guidance for female students considering engineering careers.
Felicity Furey's journey provides valuable perspectives for students and anyone considering a career in this dynamic field. We hope this episode has shed light on the exciting possibilities in engineering and empowered our listeners to pursue their passions and dreams no matter the obstacles.
Loved this chat! Be sure to tune in next week for our Career Confessions conversion. But in the meantime, you can connect with Felicity and the organisations discussed at using the below links.
Power of Engineering: http://www.powerofengineering.org/
Hi. My name is Nadia and I'm a Career Practitioner, educator and founder of B U Careers. I'm passionate about supporting, inspiring and empowering the next generation in their career journey. It's my mission to simplify career advice and make career decision making a positive and enjoyable experience.
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